How to join

If you are a Failte Ireland qualified or QQI6 National Tourist guide, Dublin, Cork, or Regional Guide you are eligible to apply for membership into ATGI.  If you would like to join us we will need the following:

  • Completed application form (available below).
  • A copy of your QQI level 6 certificate or Faílte Ireland badge (prior to 2016)
  • One 'passport style' photograph (800px by 800px) - but not a passport photograph per se, more a current head-shoulder shot possibly with a smile, representing you as a professional guide, this will be used for the ID and public profile picture. Please write your name on back of the photograph
  • Certificate of language proficiency if you propose to guide in a foreign language (any language which is not your native language).
  • A cheque for membership fee made out to ATGI.


Membership fee - for 2021 is €90. Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December 2021.

In order to be included in the annual Directory and to receive the ATGI ID card 2021 your application should be with us by 6th January 2021.


Alternatively (to a cheque) you can pay your membership by bank transfer. Please ensure that your name is visible on the payment.


IBAN: IE41 BOFI 900084 86090261

Bank of Ireland, St Stephen's Green


Please send all membership (applications/renewals) related correspondence to: ATGI, PO Box 6156, Waterford City

Membership Application Form (78.7 KB) Membership Application Form

Please note: Admission into membership is subject to Board Approval.

If you have any questions about membership you can contact the membership secretary:

Please note: I am a professional tourist guide and work as the membership secretary on a voluntary basis.

Furthermore, please do not send any documents by registered post.

If you have any urgent queries re: your application please ring: 00353 86 8104030 (weekdays, 9am to 12pm)


Stephen Delaney  - Membership Secretary -

Samantha Clooney - Admin -