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How to Register with RQIA

RQIA registers and regulates:

  • Adult placement agencies
  • Children's homes
  • Day care settings
  • Domiciliary care agencies
  • Independent clinics
  • Independent hospitals (including private dental practices)
  • Nursing agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Residential care homes
  • Residential family centres
  • Voluntary adoption agencies

Applications for Private Dental Practices

Specific guidance has been produced on the registration of private dental practices, which can be viewed here

Application Forms for All Other Registered Services

Application forms to register a health and social care service with RQIA are available below.

AccessNI Enhanced Disclosure Check

To make an online application for your AccessNI enhanced disclosure check, please access the AccessNI Web Portal here. Please refer to the RQIA application guidance document for the required PIN number.

Registration Documents for an Establishment or Agency

Registration As A Manager Of An Establishment Or Agency

Application For Variation Of Registration

Application for Voluntary Cancellation of Registration

Notification of Absence of Registered Manager

AccessNI Documentation

Additional Registration Guidance Documents