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Registry of Friendly Societies (RFS)

The Registry of Friendly Societies (RFS) is responsible for the assessment and registration of applications and any subsequent amendment of rules which societies are obliged to render to the Registrar, and to ensure that registered societies meet their statutory obligations with regard to filing returns, which once registered are made available for inspection by the public

The RFS is an office of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

The RFS is based in Parnell House, 14 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 and shares the location with the Companies Registration Office. The Registry is open between 10.00am and 1pm and from 2.15pm to 4.30pm.

Phone: 01-804 5499 , 1890 220 225*
Fax: 01-804 5498

*Please note that the cost of use of 1890 (Lo Call) numbers may vary among different service providers.