The transportation industry is one of the most important branches in the Irish economy because it provides consumers the means to access other products. In 2009 the National Transport Authority in Ireland enabled the Public Transport Regulations Act. The new legislation requires all Irish companies to obtain a license if they are providing transportation services. The same legislation applies to both public and private companies in Ireland. Licensing requirements differ for companies providing services under a Public Service Contract.
All Irish companies providing transportation services are required to apply for a license before starting operating. The only exceptions from these regulations are:
In all other cases the transport license application should contain the following information:
For more information about the licensing requirements for transportation companies you may ask our experts in Ireland.
The first step to start a transportation company is to register the company with the Irish Trade Register and select the right NACE codes form the Nomenclature of Economic Activities. For those providing transportation services the NACE codes are found under Section I Transport, storage and communication:
For a complete list of all the available NACE codes please contact our specialists in company registration in Ireland.