Opening Hours

Companies Registration Office

The CRO Public Office (Bloom House) is open to the public from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. The office opens during lunchtime for the lodgement of documents and to conduct searches only. Please note there is no public office in Carlow.

If you have a query which might require specialist knowledge you should attend between 10am and 1pm or 2pm and 4:30pm

The telephone service is operational from 10.00am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Before calling, please check these web pages to see if your question is answered here.

Please Note

  • The office is closed on all Public and Bank Holidays. 
  • Where a company is filing an annual return - if the 28 day filing period expires on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, the 28 day period is extended to the next working day. See Filing an Annual Return.    

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR - PUBLIC COUNTER OPENING HOURS

Monday 23rd December 2019 9.30am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 24th December 2019 9.30am to 12 noon
Wednesday 25th December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26th December 2019 Closed
Friday 27th December 2019 9.30am to 1pm and 2.15pm to 4.30pm
Monday 30th December 2019 9.30am to 1pm and 2.15pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 31st December 2019 9.30am to 1pm and 2.15pm to 4.30pm
Wednesday 1st January 2020 Closed
Thursday 2nd January 2020 Normal hours resume

Because of the disruption caused to services over the holiday period, where the deadline for filing falls between Tuesday 24th December 2019 and Thursday, 2nd January 2020, (both dates inclusive), annual returns will be treated as received on time if submitted electronically by midnight on Thursday, 2nd January 2020. 

Registry of Friendly Societies

The RFS is open to the public from 10.00.am to 1.00pm and from 2.15 to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

The office is closed on all Public and Bank Holidays.