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We’re delighted to announce that you’re now able to apply for your AccessNI check online using the Government’s NIDirect website

If you click on the following links you will find the updated pdf Guidance Notes (218 KB) and pdf I.D. Verification Form (232 KB) for the AccessNI process.
Please use the following British Gymnastics PIN to complete the online applications:

6 Digit Pin Number:  7 6 4 7 9 2

Applicant Instructions:

1. Download a copy of the Access NI ID Verification form or download a copy from the British Gymnastics Website
2. Go to
3. From this web page, click the green button to Apply for an enhanced check through a registered body
4. Register your account by creating a user ID and password and follow online instructions to log in (keep these details safe as you will need them to track the progress of your case)
5. Once you have successfully logged in you will be taken to the on-line application
6. Enter the British Gymnastics 6 digit PIN number (above) at step 1 on the form completion:
7. Complete the remainder of the on-line form and click on Confirm and Proceed to finish the on-line process. Every time you click next, the page will be saved
8. Note the 10 digit Access NI reference number and insert this into the boxes provided on the ID Verification Form
9. Complete the rest of the ID Verification Form and ensure the I.D verifier has completed part B
10. Return the completed ID Verification form with payment to (online applications will not be processed further until these have been received):

FAO Customer Service
Access NI
British Gymnastics
Ford Hall
Lilleshall National Sports Centre
TF10 9NB

From 30th April,  a new paper form will only be available in exceptional circumstances. Please note the British Gymnastics office in Northern Ireland will no longer be able to process AccessNI applications, payment and I.D. forms will need to be sent to the above address.

We hope this new system will provide you with a much easier and more efficient way to complete AccessNI checks.
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