Ireland Company Documents

As company incorporation agents our experience and relationship with the Companies Registration Office means we can obtain registry copies of company documents and conduct comprehensive Irish company searches.

Companies Registration Office

The Companies Registration Office operates under the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. We can supply certified copies of company documents from the Companies Registration Office including:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Letter of Status/ Letter of Good Standing
  • Director's Report & Accounts
  • Company Constitution

Ireland Company Search

We can provide a company search report on companies registered in Ireland, this includes the following information from the Companies Registration Office in Ireland:

  • Company Name and Previous Names - if applicable
  • Company Incorporation Number
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Company Type: single member private company limited by shares
  • Registered Office address
  • Current Legal Status: in Good Standing, struck off, dissolved
  • Date of Last Annual Return, date filed made up to
  • Date of the next Annual Return date
  • Date of last Accounts filed
  • Bond Expiry Date - if applicable
  • Registered Charges - charges registered in respect of the company, some charges may be received and not yet registered at the Companies Registration Office
  • Director's details - including name, address, date of birth, confirmation if the person is an EEA resident and list of other directorships
  • Company Secretary details - including name and address
  • List of documents submitted to the Companies Registration Office - including submission number, document number, document type, status, received date, effective/ accounts to date and the number of pages
  • Shareholders details - including name, address, number of shares held and share class
  • Authorised Share Capital - authorised nominal e.g. 10,000 divided into 10,000 Ordinary Shares of €1 each
  • Issued Share Capital - issued nominal value of the shares: e.g. 1,000 divided into 1,000 Ordinary Shares of €1 each
  • The latest filed Directors' Report and Accounts - most companies on the register are required to file accounts with their annual return within the Companies Act 2014. Contents can include: directors' report, independent auditors' report, profit and loss account, balance sheets, cash flow statement, notes on the cash flow statement and notes on the financial statements - if available

The search report is a summary of the latest information on the company held by the Companies Registration Office.

In Ireland companies have a legal obligation to provide the Companies Registration Office with up to date information, this includes the filing of an annual return.

The annual return includes a list of directors and details of the company secretary at the date of the return together shareholders' details and any share transfers since the previously filed return and the registered office address.

Ireland Company Search Report - Timescale

The search report will be ordered from the Companies Registration Office

The search report is delivered by email in 2 - 3 days.

Registry Certified Company Search Extract

As an additional service we can provide a certified company search extract on an Irish company.

The certified company search report is signed, stamped and dated by an authorised official at the Companies Registration Office.

Directors' Report & Accounts

Company accounts filed at the Companies Registration Office vary according to the classification of the Irish company. We can provide a copy of the latest Directors' Report & Accounts for Companies registered in Ireland. The latest filed Directors' Report and Accounts are included in the company search report, where available.

Ireland Certificate of Incorporation

We can provide an original certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation for a company registered in Ireland. Apostille service is also available.

Ireland Certificate of Incorporation

Ireland Letter of Status/ Good Standing Certificate

We can supply a Letter of Good Standing which is an official document, issued by the Irish Companies Registration Office, which confirms the company status.

The letter is provided from the Companies Registration Office and certified by the Registrar with an official stamp, seal and with the signature of an authorised officer. Apostille service is also available.

Ireland Certificate of Good Standing

Ireland Apostilled Company Documents

We can supply certified Irish company documents from the Companies Registration Office, which are then Apostilled by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland, which authenticates documents executed in Ireland for use in other countries.

Authenticating a document means verifying the signature of the authorised person, the sea and official stamp. The apostille/ legalisation certificate is attached to the document.

The apostille enables the presenter to bypass further certification and immediately send or take the documents to the country of intended use.

We can supply registry certified and Apostilled documents in Ireland, including:

  • Letter of Status/ Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Constitution (previously called Memorandum and Articles of Association)

Ireland Company Constitution

We are able to provide registry certified copies of the target company's Constitution. The Constitution for an Irish company, sets out the objects and the powers of the company, they are mandatory documents filed with the Companies Registration Office when, a limited company is incorporated in Ireland. The Constitution was previously called Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Ireland Annual Return

We can provide scanned copies of the most recent Annual Return filed by an Irish company and historical copies of older annual returns. These are delivered by email, older archived copies of annual returns can take longer.

The annual return is a statutory form companies need to file with the Companies Registration Office, it is a requirement under the Irish Companies Act 2014. The Annual Return document includes the following information:

  • Registered Office Address
  • Issued Share Capital
  • List of Directors - particulars of Directors of the Limited company on the date of the Annual Return. Including full name, nationality, country of origin, residential address, business occupation and other directorships
  • List of Company Shareholders
  • Company Secretary - particulars of Secretaries of the company. Including full name and residential address. In the case of the company secretary being a corporate body the name and corporate office address
  • Summary of the Authorised Share Capital and Shares including the nominal Share Capital and number of and the value the shares are divided into and the Issued Share Capital

Mortgages and Charges

We can provide copies of mortgage and charges documents from the companies registry on Irish companies. We can check with the Irish registry and advise how many mortgages are registered against the company and how many have been satisfied and are outstanding. A Mortgage profile can be ordered giving the full details of each charge or mortgage from the list which, is of interest.

The registration of mortgages and charges is governed by the Irish the Companies Act, certain mortgages and charges created by a company must be filed with the Companies Registration Office. When the Companies Registration Office is satisfied that the statutory requirements are met, a certificate of charge is issued which is evidence that the requirements of the Companies Act have been complied with.

Ireland Company Documents

We can provide copies of official company documents and conduct searches for companies registered in Ireland. Please complete our enquiry form, so we can assist with your company documents requirements.

Ireland Document Fees
  • Company Search Report - by email £96
  • Director's Report & Accounts - by email £64
  • Certificate of Good Standing - £96
  • Apostilled Certificate of Good Standing - £160
  • Express Documents - an additional £50 per document