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 is no longer accepting BEN2s. 
Applications for new identifier numbers for Beneficial Owners must be made via the CROs VIF/IPN form.
For more information please see the CRO's website by clicking Here
The new VIF number can be used on both the RBO and CRO Portals to file.
Access to view beneficial ownership information is restricted to only Designated Persons and Competent Authorities
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 see the following section: Designated Persons Apply for Access
Very limited information is available to other parties.
The recent ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union is available here: CJEU Press Release