Ireland Company Formation

Ireland Company FormationIreland Limited – Company Incorporation

We can incorporate an Irish Limited Company for you in just 2-3 days.

Your company will require a minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder with no restriction placed upon the nationality, at least 1 director must have EU residency. Corporate shareholders are permitted.

It is not necessary to visit Ireland. Your company needs a registered office address and company secretary which we will supply.

If you have any questions we are here to help you, please email:

Ireland company formation feesIreland Company Formation – Fees

Ireland Private Limited Company Formation – 3 days

  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Constitution
  • File the documents with the Companies Registration Office
  • Appoint the first Directors, Secretary and Shareholder
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Secure Digital Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares
Additional Services
Company Administration & Registered Office – required£320
Company Secretary – required£400
Tax Registration – application for PAYE/PRSI and Corporation Tax (application for VAT can only be made if the Revenue Commissioners are satisfied that you are trading in Ireland and a business bank account is in place).£320
Preparation and filing of your company’s Annual Return£180
Non EU Director Bond – valid for 2 years£2500
IPN registration – required for all shareholders directors, and anyone owning more than 25%, beneficial owner£200 per person
Annual Renewal Fees
Company Administration

  • Provision of the Registered Office in Ireland
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
  • Maintaining statutory records
  • Maintenance of Shareholder Register
  • Maintenance of Director Register
  • Statutory Due-Diligence
  • 12 months basic consultation
Company Secretary£400
Directors Register Maintenance£175


Your company will be incorporated using your chosen name and we will ensure that the procedure is as simple as possible.

The whole incorporation process can be completed online and we will administer the preparation and filing of all registration forms on your behalf.

Ireland company formation nameCompany Name

An Irish Limited Company must have a unique name so registering a company will protect your business name. When submitting an Irish company name there are several rules about what names, letters and words are allowed; please submit your proposed name to us and if there are any problems we shall identify them. The company must end with the suffix Limited.

company formation registered officeRegistered Address

It is a requirement that an Irish Limited Company must have a registered address in Ireland; this is where all official correspondence is sent. This is provided as part of our incorporation service.

Ireland Incorporation directorDirectors

An Irish Limited Company requires one person to act as the director. Director’s names are filed on the public register. At least one of the directors must be resident in the EU.

The company must have two officers, sole director/shareholder cannot act as company secretary.

Ireland company formation shareholderShareholders

An Irish Limited Company requires at least one shareholder, with an upper limit of 149 shareholders.

The Irish Registry now require that all Beneficial Owners Directors and Shareholders obtain an Identified Person Number (IPN)

Shareholder names are filed on the public register

company formation secretaryCompany Secretary

An Irish Limited Company must appoint a company secretary who is responsible for administrative duties. We will act as the Company Secretary for your company as part of our Corporate Administration service.

Ireland company formation share capitalShare Capital

The minimum share capital requirement is €100, normally 100 shares are issued at a nominal value of €1 per share.

Ireland company incorporation timescaleTimescale

The incorporation of a new company takes between two to three days.

Ireland company formation share capitalFiling Requirements

A Limited Company is required to file an annual return, register of officers and accounts. Audits are not routine but in some cases an audit can be expected.

The Irish Registry require all directors and beneficial owners to obtain an ‘Identified Person Number’ (IPN)  – this will be required for the submission of certain electronic filings, such as the Register of Beneficial Owners or an Annual Return.

Ireland company incorporation proofProof of Identity

As part of our due diligence we require proof of identity in the form of a passport copy and proof of address for all directors and shareholders of the company.

Ireland Company formation travelTravel

It is not necessary to visit Ireland in order to incorporate the company.

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