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All students graduating in any given year will automatically move to ANNUAL (one payment) First Year Post Qualify membership in March of the following year (regardless of when they joined or when they paid the last student fee). To pay your fee in monthly instalments, the member must contact the Office Administrator before 1st March.

By making an application you agree to uphold the IASW Code of Ethics and Practice if accepted.


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The quickest and easiest method is to join online using our secure online application form. The form will calculate your fees automatically and you can complete your application by submitting your debit or credit card payment

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The Irish Association of Social Workers
(IASW) is the Professional Body for the Social Work Profession in the Republic of Ireland.

IASW members are provided with support and representation in the practice of our profession, as well as an opportunity to improve the standards & quality of Social Work in Ireland. The IASW welcomes members from across the profession, from those who are fully qualified or retired, to those new to the role or studying for their qualification.  Check out our great member benefits today. 
Some useful information 

  • IASW’s membership year runs for a one year period from the date you join, so you can join at any stage in the year.
  • Once you have completed the online process and your application form has been processed in the IASW Office you will receive a welcome  e-mail which will includes your website log-in details. 
  • As soon as your membership is approved you can access our all of our services immediately.
  • The IASW provides Fitness to Practise Legal Expenses cover FREE to the 'working' membership categories: Full-Time, Part-Time (20hrs or less), and 1st Year Post  Qualify members ONLY!
  • If you wish to join and you live and work outside Ireland, please click on how to become a member with an overseas qualification.

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