Create an AccessNI account

You will need an AccessNI account to apply for a standard check, enhanced check, basic check through a responsible body, applying to become a registered body and adding counter signatories.

Before you start

Due to essential maintenance there may be intermittent disruption to this service on Sunday 24 June, between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm.

To create an AccessNI online account, you will need to give the following information:

  • your first and last names
  • your email address
  • password – this must be at least six characters and contain at least one number
  • secret question and answer

You will receive a confirmation email when you have completed the registration. You must activate your account before you can start using it. Follow the instructions in the email.

Privacy notice

To find out how personal information you send to AccessNI will be handled when using this service, go to:  



Create an AccessNI account

Additional information

For help completing creating an AccessNI account, read the following AccessNI guidance.

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