IPA Membership

To become a member of the Section Ireland of the International Police Association (IPA) the applicant must either be a serving or retired member of An Garda Siochana. He/She must complete the relevant application form, supply 2 passport-type photographs and undertake to obey the Constitution and Rules of Section Ireland.


Serving members must sign an Authorisation to the Accountant, Department of Justice, for the deduction at source from salary, of the membership subscription of €0.95 per week.


Retired members must sign a similar Authorisation to the Paymaster General, for the deduction at source from pension, at half the price per month of serving members subscription. The authorisation is part of the application form.


How to enrol as a member of IPA:
Obtain, complete and sign in two places an enrolment form from any branch or Regional Enrolment Secretary or any committee member. Or simply click on the printable version of the form above. Return your completed form to the National Enrolment Secretary.


Update your contact details:
Keep the contact details held for you by the IPA Office up to date by filling in the online form on the occasion of address change, or when you get a new telephone number or email address.


For further information, contact the National Enrolment Secretary.