Opening Hours

Companies Registration Office

The CRO (Parnell Square) 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.

CRO Website/Database Maintenance/Public Office Closure 

The CRO is carrying out maintenance to our website and database on Friday 13th January 2017. This will result in the CRO website and database being inaccessible from 1.30pm Friday 13th January 2017 until Monday 16th January 2017. All our online services will be unavailable at this time.

The Public Office will be closed from 1.30pm on Friday 13th January 2017.

We regret any inconvenience caused to the public during this essential maintenance. Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Holidays

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

  • Fast Track Restorations are available between 10.30am and 12 noon only. Please see Fasttrack page for more information.
  • Form E1 Declarations of Solvency can be prechecked from 10.00am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 4.30pm only. See Declaration Form E1 page.

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.