Irish Company. Irish Company Formation.

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Company Formation in Ireland and opening bank accounts.

Irish Company Formation


General Information about Irish Company Formation

Principal Corporate Legislation

Companies Acts 1963 to 2009.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

Irish Private Limited Company.


Irish Company Formation – Key Facts

Share Capital

Standard authorised share capital is EUR 1,000,000. Minimum paid up share capital is EUR 1.

Classes of Share Available

Registered shares and preference shares.

Bearer Shares

Not permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Office Required

Each Irish company must have a Registered Office in Ireland.


A minimum of two directors are required for an Irish company formation. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident but at least one director must be resident the European Economic Area (EEA). Corporate directors are not permitted.


A minimum of one shareholder is required for an Irish company formation.

Publicly Accessible Records


Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors


Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders


Personal Presence Required



12.5% on trading income
25% on non trading income.

Double Taxation Treaty Access

Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States.

Requirements to File Accounts


Requirement to File Annual Return


Audit Requirements

Yes, but small company exemption.



Exchange Control


Language of Name


Restricted Words

Words such as “Assurance”, “Bank”, “Building Society”, “Royal”, “Trust Company”, “Trustee Company” etc. will require justification.

Name of a Company

The words “Limited”, “Ltd” or “Teoranta*” must be part of the name of every Irish company.

* Irish Gaelic for Limited.

Time to Incorporate

Two weeks.

Cost of Irish Company Registration


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Why Choose Worldwide Incorporation Services?
  • We’ve been helping business owners since 1998
  • Incorporating your business is our focus
  • We make a complex process fast and easy
  • We work closely with Ireland Companies Registry to guarantee our service

Irish Company Formation – Office Addresses


Services related Irish Company Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services related Irish Company:

  • Irish Company Formation
  • Registered Office and Agent Services
  • Irish Company Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder / Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts
  • Full Irish Company Administration Services
  • Book Keeping & Audit
  • Mailing Address
  • Trademark Registration

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