Occasional Trading

Competent Authority

The Department of Business, Enterprise, and Innovation is the competent authority for the issuing of occasional trading permits in Ireland. "Occasional trading" means selling goods by retail at a premises or place (not being a public place), of which the person so selling has been in occupation for a continuous period of less than three months ending on the date of such selling. Please find link to the Department of Business, Enterprise, and Innovation website below.

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Information on issuing an occasional trading permit

Further information can be obtained from the Occasional Trading Permits section of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation website.

Occasional Trading Act 1979 (No. 35 of 1979)

Contact details

Please find the contact details for queries concerning occasional trading permits in the link below.

Contact details