How to register a .ie domain name – small business

Have you registered your business name in Ireland and want a .ie domain?

If you are a sole trader, company or unincorporated association who has (or registered your business name with the Companies Registration Office in Ireland, then it’s easy to get a .ie domain name.


  • your RBN number – find yours here

What can you do if you can’t find your RBN number?:

  • If the RBN cannot be confirmed online and you have a copy of the registered business name certificate or a copy of all pages of the application form stamped by the Companies Registration Office, these documents can be used.
  • If you’ve only recently applied for your RBN and don’t have your number yet; applications may be accepted on the condition that the certificate is submitted to us within 8 weeks from the date of initial domain name registration. If the certificate is not received within this period, the domain name will be deleted.
  • The .ie Registry (IEDR) is aware that applicants within the 6 counties do not have to register business names and in such instances may accept a signed letter on headed paper from an bank manager, firm of chartered accountant(s), registered auditor(s), tax consultant(s), where the tax advisor identification number is displayed on the letterhead, or solicitor(s) confirming that the company is currently trading, or has serious intention and commitment to trade shortly. The letter must state the name of the company and that they are trading, or intend to trade, under the business name in question

If this all sounds too complicated and you are an Irish Citizen, why not register it to yourself and check to see what’s needed?.

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