Frequently Asked Questions

I have gained my qualifications outside Ireland can I apply to join the PSI?

Yes: Please follow the link on the website for overseas qualifications.  Read the directions carefully and then submit all the necessary information and documents to (

Postal applications not accepted


If I have qualified outside of Ireland, can I work in Ireland as a psychologist?

Applicants with non-Irish qualifications who wish to work in Ireland must first have their qualifications verified by the Department of Health in Ireland.  Please apply directly to them at


Is my course recognised by the PSI?

Please check our list of accredited courses on our website.  If the course is an undergraduate course from the UK and accredited by the BPS then the PSI recognises this through its reciprocal arrangement with the BPS. Again please check their list before applying to the PSI.


I want to join the PSI but I am unsure of which membership category to apply for?

Please see the Join Us section of the website where all the categories are clearly explained.  Follow the route to the category best suited for your qualifications, fill in the required forms and documentation, and submit online with the relevant fee.


Where do I find a psychologist for…? 

Please check out our Find a Psychologist page on our website where all the PSI Chartered psychologists who agree to have their names publicly listed can be found. 


I am having trouble logging in, what can I do?

Please use the username you provided to PSI as your username.

If you have forgotten your password, please click 'I forgot my Password' and an email will be sent to you to create a new one.


Who can I make a complaint to? 

We do not take complaints at the PSI. However, you can visit Health Complaints for further information. 


Where do I submit my Learning Activity Log for 2016/2017?

Learning logs for the 2016/2017 cycle do not need to be submitted to the PSI. You will need to keep a copy for your own records in case they are needed for auditing purposes. 

Where do I submit my Learning Activity Log for 2018/2019?

Chartered Members must submit learning logs for 2018/2019 cycle by 31st December 2019. Please login to the member area of the website to access the learning section.