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Accreditation for Education Institutions in Ireland

 The Education Section of the Embassy of P. R. China accepts applications for a Letter of Certificate for education institutions (universities, colleges, language schools, etc.) in Ireland that conduct educational services with China.(Organizations or agencies that render educational services are not included.) The purpose of the letter is to show the provincial education authorities in China that the certified is a bona fide institution in Ireland.

The following documents are required for application:

1) One copy of any legal document(s) showing that the education institution to be certified is a bona fide one in
Ireland. This could be letters of authentication / accreditation / certificate from the governmental departments like the Department of Education and Science, HETAC, FETAC and ACELS, etc.

2) A written introduction to the institution to be certified. Brochures and prospectuses are accepted.

3) Application Form for letter of accreditation attached below.

4) A fee of ?200 is charged for each Letter of Certificate to be issued. Only a cheque made payable to Education Section, Embassy of P.R. China will be accepted. An official receipt will be returned together with the Letter of Certificate once the application has been processed.

We would like to draw the attention of the applicants to the following:

1) Application processing will not start until all the documents relevant materials have been submitted and correct fee has been paid.

2) One original Letter of Certificate is produced for each institution to be certified. If an applicant who has been certified asks for an additional one, an additional fee of ?200 will be charged.

Application processing is undertaken in a spirit of friendly assistance and normally would not exceed ten working days. We sincerely apologize should long wait occur but would do nothing but be thankful for your understanding and patience.

We retain the right not to accept an application for certification if we see any inappropriateness related to the application.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Mr. Jiwei Tang
First Secretary for Education,
Tel: 01-269 1501
Fax: 01-283 9938



Application Form for Letter of Accreditation


Basic information of your institution:

Name: _____________________________

Name in Chinese (if available):__________

Address: ___________________________

Website: ___________________________

Telephone: _________________________

Fax: ______________________________

E-mail: ____________________________

Contact: Mr. / Ms ___________________

Date of its founding: __________

Courses offered: towards degree      ?    towards diploma        ?

                 foundation course  ?   English language training      ?

Number of students: _________ (full-time) and _________ (part-time)

Chinese students: _______



       I would like to apply to the Education Section, Embassy of P. R. China for (a) Letter(s) of accreditation.  I am willing to submit all the documentation, relative materials and fee required, and welcome the inspection related.

       Signature:                                          Position:


      Name:                                               Date:



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