A new trade union has to be registered with the Registrar of Trade Unions, according to the Employment and Industrial Relations Act.

What you'll get

A certificate of registration confirming the successful registration of the new trade union/employers' association.


Anyone interested to form and register a trade union or an employers' association must satisfy the following conditions:
- Filled in form.
- Unique name.
- Statute must be in line with Article 50 of EIRA
- Union must have 7 or more members.
- Enrolment forms of at least 7 members.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.