COVID-19 - The RBO is still operating during the COVID19 crisis as normal.


Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies (RBO)

The RBO is the central repository of statutory information required to be held by relevant entities (corporate or legal entity incorporated in the State) in respect of the natural persons who are their beneficial owners/controllers, including details of the beneficial interests held by them.
The RBO Online Portal will be unavailable Monday 20th March 2023 from 17:30 until 18:30.
This is to facilitate essential systems updates.

For Designated Persons
The RBO has restricted access to search the register to Designated Persons and Competent Authorities only, with very limited information being available to other parties in accordance with the recent ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

  If you are a Designated Person and require access, please go to the following section on the website and additional information is available:Designated Persons Apply for Access

Due to the large volumes of BEN3A1s received it is not possible to respond or acknowledge receipt of same and an IT solution is in progress.

If you wish to read the outcome of Court’s decision, please see the CJEU Press Release