Business Name Reg

Securing Your Business Name

Registration of a business name is obligatory if an individual, partnership (composed of individuals or bodies corporate or a combination of both) or body corporate carries on business under a name other than their own.

 RBN1 Form (Sole Trader) (18 KB)

 RBN1a Form (Partnership) (21 KB)

 RBM1b Form (Body Corporate) (17 KB)

From 1st September 2005, paper applications cost €40 and online applications cost €20. The CRO issues a certificate of registration for a business name that has been registered with them. Typically, this certificate will be needed to open a business bank account.

Who to Contact 

Companies Registration Office
Parnell House
14 Parnell Square
Dublin 1
Tel: (01) 804 5200
Lo call: 1890 220 226
Email: [email protected]

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