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.
  • Certificate of language proficiency if you propose to guide in a foreign language (any language which is not your native language).
  • Please note: Admission into membership is subject to Board Approval. Once your membership has been approved, an email will be sent to you with instructions of how to pay your €90 membership fee.  
  • Once your membership fee is paid in full you will receive your welcome to ATGI email and your insurance cover will then begin.


Membership fee - for 2022 is €90. Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December 2022.

Alternatively (to a card payment) 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 note: We are no longer accepting Postal Applications.

Please use our on-line Membership Application Form.

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


Stephen Delaney  - Membership Secretary -

Samantha Clooney - Admin -