Bankruptcy and insolvency registers

Ireland

This section provides you with information on Ireland’s insolvency register.

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The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) is an independent statutory body which was established on 1 March, 2013.  Their objective is to restore insolvent persons to solvency.

The ISI carries out its remit through a number of Business Areas. These are:-

  • Case Management,
  • Bankruptcy,
  • Regulation & Policy
  • Legal,
  • Corporate Affairs.

The ISI publishes the following information to its Registers under the Personal Insolvency Act. (Please note, the ISI Registers are not accessible through Internet Explorer/Edge browsers.  We suggest using Chrome, Firefox or Safari to view the Register.)

Protective Certificates

Where a protective certificate is issued under section 61 of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (the "Act"), the Insolvency Service of Ireland must record, in addition to the information prescribed in the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (Additional Information to be contained in the Registers) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 356 of 2013), the following information:

  • the name and address of the debtor and the date of issue of the protective certificate;
  • where applicable, the extension under section 61 of the Act of the protective certificate;
  • where applicable, the making by the court of an order under section 63 of the Act, and the creditor in respect of whom the order has been made; and
  • the date on which the protective certificate ceases, under Chapter 3 of the Act, to be in force.
  • Register of Protective Certificates

Register of Debt Relief Notices

Under section 33 (4) of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, the ISI must record on the Register of Debt Relief Notices (DRNs)

  • the fact that a Debt Relief Notice has been issued,
  • the date on which the Debt Relief Notice was issued,
  • the name and address of the specified debtor concerned, and
  • such other details as may be prescribed under section 133 (3) (b).
  • Register of Debt Relief Notices

Register of Debt Settlement Arrangements

Under section 76(1) of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, the ISI must record on the Register of Debt Settlement Arrangements (DSAs):

  • details with the result of the vote taken at the creditors meeting;
  • the fact that Debt Settlement Arrangement has been issued,
  • where applicable, where there is any variation made to the Debt Settlement Arrangement
  • where applicable, where the ISI receives a notification of default on the arrangement;
  • the successful completion of the arrangement.
  • Register of Debt Settlement Arrangements

Register of Personal Insolvency Arrangements

Under section 113(1) of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, the ISI must comply by recording on the Register of Personal Insolvency Arrangements (PIAs):

  • the fact that a Personal Insolvency Arrangement has been issued;
  • details with the result of the vote taken at the creditors meeting;
  • where applicable, where there is any variation made to the Personal Insolvency Arrangement;
  • where applicable, where the ISI receives a notification of default on the arrangement;
  • the successful completion of the arrangement.
  • Register of Personal Insolvency Arrangements
Last update: 11/11/2021

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