List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

Data Location


Data available via free API for which signup is required at uncertified documents/extracts from the register can be made available electronically. If certified copy documents or extracts from the register are required, one need to contact Postal Enquiries Section, CRO, 14 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 with written request in this regard, together with payment of the appropriate fee. Some data are for fee and some are for free. "The CRO supplies, under licence, data in bulk format for high volume users of our data. The data concerned is basic company information in respect of all companies on the register. Daily updates of the data may be downloaded via the internet - a password is assigned to a Licensee to facilitate this. The fees for the daily data update service are below. Copies of all scanned documents received by CRO can also be made available at a cost of €63,360 per annum." Here are their terms of use and [DATA AVAILABLE ONLINE: changed to NO (The requirement is not for detailed financial information. However, we can't find a "list of companies" on the CRO site or API either. You can run queries for specific companies, but you can't return a full list. So this is a NO.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Oct 21 2013 13:06:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)