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Title of Licence /PermitPurposeRelevant Link to online information on Licence/PermitSection/Agency/Body which issues Licence/Permit
ECMT Licence

ECMT licences are multilateral licences for the international carriage of goods by road for hire or reward by transport undertakings established in an ECMT Member country, on the basis of a quota system.

Road Transport Operator Licence Online

Road Transport Operator Licensing
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Clonfert House
Bride Street
Loughrea
Co. Galway
Tel: +353 76 100 1601
Email: rtol@dttas.ie

Electricity Generation- Licence to Generate Electricity 

Generation of electricity 

Information can be obtained online from Commission for Energy Regulation

Commission for Energy Regulation
Tel: +353 1 400 0800
Email: info@cer.ie 

Electricity Interconnector Operator LicenceRelates to the transmission of electricityCommission for Energy Regulation

Commission for Regulation of Utilities,
The Grain House,
The Exchange,
Belgard Square North,
Dublin 24, D24 PXW0
Tel: +353 1 400 0800
Email: info@cru.ie

Electricity Supply LicenceRelates to the supply of electricityCommission for Energy Regulation

Commission for Regulation of Utilities,
The Grain House,
The Exchange,
Belgard Square North,
Dublin 24, D24 PXW0
Tel: +353 1 400 0800
Email: info@cru.ie

Electronic Communications AuthorisationAuthorisation of service providers to provide electronic communications services where appropriateCommission for Communications Regulation

Commission for Communications Regulation,
1 Dockland Central, Guild Street,
Dublin 1, D01 E4X0
Tel: +353 1 804 9600
Email: industry@comreg.ie

Employment Agency LicenceLicensing of employment agencies with premises in the StateWorkplace Relations - Employment Agencies

Employment Agency Licencing
Workplace Relations Commission
Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation
O’Brien Road
Carlow R93 W7W2
Tel: +353 59 917 8800

Employment PermitUnder the Employment Permits Act 2006 in order for a non-EEA national to work in the State they must have a valid employment permit issued on their behalfEmployment Permits Online

Employment Permits Section
Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Davitt House
65a Adelaide Road
Dublin 2
Tel: +353 1 417 5333
Email: employmentpermits@dbei.gov.ie

End of Series Exemption SchemeAllows vehicle manufacturers and distributors an extended, but limited time in which to register and sell end of series vehicles by granting exemptions from some of the latest changes to EU directives/regulationsRoad Safety Authority - End of Series

Vehicle Standards
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co.Mayo
Tel: 096 25014
email: vehiclestandards@rsa.ie

Equine derogationsEquine competitions falling under the Derogation from the principle of non discrimination (Council Directive 90/428)Agriculture.gov.ie

Livestock Breeding, Production & Trade
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine,
Government Buildings,
Farnham Street,
Cavan
Tel:+353 49 436 8296

Establishment AuthorisationBreeders and suppliers of animals intended for use for scientific or educational purposes as well as institutions where procedures are carried out on animals must be vetted by the IMB and hold an establishment authorisation.Health Products Regulatory Authority

Kevin O'Malley House,
Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace,
Dublin 2, D02 XP77
Tel: +353 1 676 4971
Email: info@hpra.ie

EU Authorisations and Journey Forms under EU Regulation 1073/2009For the provision of regular or occasional cross border and international transport services for passengersNational Transport Authority - International Authorisation

National Transport Authority
Dún Scéine
Harcourt Lane
Dublin
D02 WT20
Tel: +353 1 879 8300
Email: info@nationaltransport.ie

Explosives - Licence to Import Explosives NOT subject to S.I. 115 of 1995 (Placing on the Market and Supervision of Explosives for Civil Uses. Licences issued for the importation of Non-EC Explosives, Deemed Explosives and Pyrotechnics other than fireworks, e.g. marine pyrotechnics. 

Link to relevant application form:

Justice.ie -Forms

Crime 4 Division (Firearms and Explosives), Department of Justice and Equality,
94 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 602 8357
Email: firearms_inbox@justice.ie 

Explosives - Licence to Manufacture an Ammonium Nitrate Mixture as specified in the Ammonium Nitrate Mixtures Exemption Order, 1997To allow for the on-site manufacture of explosives from ammonium nitrate mixtures e.g. for quarry blasting or for construction blasting.

Link to relevant legislation

Link to relevant application form

Crime 4 Division (Firearms and Explosives), Department of Justice and Equality,
94 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2. 
Tel: +353 1 602 8357
Email: firearms_inbox@justice.ie

Explosives - Licence to store explosives (Magazine Licence)
(Explosives Act 1875) 
To regulate the storage of explosives in locations other than a Registered Premises or Local authority Store

Link to relevant legislation

Justice.ie - Information and Applications

Crime 4 Division (Firearms and Explosives), Department of Justice and Equality,
94 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 6028357
Email: firearms_inbox@justice.ie

Export of cultural goods/objects from Ireland to destinations within the EU and Worldwide

Licences to export cultural goods/objects from Ireland to destinations within the EU and further afield are issued by the relevant National Cultural Institution and/or the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, depending on the nature of the cultural object, document, painting etc involved.

All applications for such licences are considered, having regard to the provision of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1081/2012 which lays down provisions for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 116/2009 on the export of cultural goods/objects.

PDF on Export Licensing Procedures

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht,
23 Kildare Street,
Dublin,
D02 TD30.
Tel: +353 1 631 3800

Contact Details

Extended Mooring Permit (EMP)An Extended Mooring Permit permits a boat owner to moor their boat in one location for longer than 5 days in a position allocated by Waterways Ireland on a soft bank area of navigation property for a period of up to 1 year. Only holders of a valid Combined Mooring and Passage Permit can apply for the Extended Mooring Permit.Waterways Ireland - Extended Mooring

Waterways Ireland,
Harbour Rd,
Tullamore, Co Offaly.
+353 87 286 5726​
Email: shane.anderson@waterwaysireland.org

Extension of Club HoursBar extensions for clubs

Courts.ie

For information contact the relevant local district court
Dublin Circuit and District Licensing Office,
First Floor
Áras Uí Dhálaigh
Inns Quay
Dublin 7
D07 N972
Tel: +353 1 888 6123