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Virtual Office in Ireland

Updated on Monday 05th December 2022

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With a virtual office in Dublin or in another Irish city, your company will benefit from having a business office in a reputable business center at only a fraction of the cost of a traditional office. Our company has a vast experience in company formation services and virtual office services and our team of specialists in company registration in Ireland can offer full assistance, tailored in accordance to the needs of your business. 
 Quick Facts  
Address availability (YES/NO)

YES, virtual addresses are available

Local phone number (YES/NO)

 

YES, a virtual office in Ireland comes with a local phone number

Company registered address use possibility (YES/NO)

 YES, this is one of the most requested services
Mail collection and forwarding option (YES/NO)

YES

Meeting room availability (YES/NO) YES, a virtual office in Ireland can come with meeting room availability with reservation
Virtual assistant option (YES/NO)

YES

Uses of a virtual office

Legal address for company incorporation, contact address for companies and sole business owners, contact point for companies in other cities

Documents required to acquire the service Contract drafted by the provider
Customized services availability (YES/NO) YES, a virtual office in Ireland can be customized
Availability in one or more cities Yes, availability in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, etc.
Timeframe to acquire the service (approx.) Approx. 24 hours
Employee required NO
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Minimum rental period 1 month
Advantages Available in important business centers in various cities, cheaper compared to renting office space, personalized service, simple to obtain
 

The main virtual office services offered by our experts in company formation in Ireland

 
Choosing the services of a virtual office can be an appealing idea for any company that is at the beginning of its commercial activities, such as a start-up company, as through this option, the investor will avoid relevant costs that are generally associated with a traditional office. The virtual office package provided by IrelandCompanyFormation.com consists of the following:
 
  • prestigious business address in Dublin for a credible and risk-free base for corresponding with clients;
  • a registered office necessary for establishing an Irish company – a compulsory requirement for all Irish businesses;
  • mail collection and forwarding - we can collect mail and packages and send them to you according to your instructions (by mail, fax or email);
  • incoming and outgoing faxes - use our local fax number and we'll collect and send faxes to you, wherever you are;
  • a local phone number in Dublin, Ireland or in another Irish city where you want to develop your business;
  • voice mailbox - all of your voice messages will be forwarded to you by email, as per your instructions. 
 
Setting up a company in Ireland implies having a registered office in this country. In some cases, company directors who reside in Ireland may use their home address. For businesses with non-resident directors, however, the virtual office can be a service they can use. You can obtain more information about it from our local advisors.

Is the virtual office regulated in Ireland?

The notion of a virtual office exists in Ireland even if there is no specific law to regulate it. It is one of the most crucial services provided to those who want to register a company there but lack a physical location for their company.
 
In general, a virtual office can be defined as a remote office or place of doing business that is utilized by businesses or individuals who want to have a place to receive correspondence and other critical papers without having to rent an actual physical space, which is typically more expensive. It is crucial to remember that even when used remotely, the virtual office is still a physical place where only the services are provided at a distance.
 
With the help of an Irish virtual office, the creation of any type of company is simplified. This is actually one of the main reasons for the appearance of such a service.
 
If you are interested in setting up a company in Ireland, we can offer tailored support. Choose the legal entity you want and let our experts handle the entire procedure in just a matter of days.
 
The following video offers a short presentation on the main virtual office services available in Ireland:



 

Additional virtual office services in Ireland

 
Our team of consultants in company formation in Ireland can provide further virtual office services, that can be selected in case your business will need them. A local or foreign company registered in one of the Irish cities can benefit from the below mentioned additional virtual office services:
 
  • dedicated fax service - the investors can benefit from a private phone number;
  • call redirecting - specialized technology enables call redirection to your primary number;
  • collection of bank statements – we can collect such documents according to your instructions;
  • extra usage of the meeting room – which can be employed when meeting with the company’s employees or business partners. 

 

Other uses for Irish virtual offices

Despite of being known for their main use of a legal address for company registration in Ireland, a virtual office is, in fact, quite versatile. As every year bring novelty and an increasing number of companies, some of the uses of this service have also been extended, as follows:
 
  1. as a contact point for potential clients, which can also require a virtual assistant;
  2. as a point of contact for foreign enterprises that want to establish their activities here by have not completed the registration procedure yet;
  3. as a business address for sole entrepreneurs who want to have an address in business center.
 
Feel free to address our specialists for information on the uses of such a service.

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What are the main advantages of an Irish virtual office? 

 
Choosing the services of a virtual office in Ireland can have a great impact on a local business, not only regarding the operating costs, but also regarding the company’s employees. The employees working for a company in Ireland which uses a virtual office do not need to be present in the office during their working schedule, as they can work from remote locations. 
 
An advantage is given by the fact that the employees will not lose time on the commute in order to complete their daily tasks, which can have a positive impact on their productivity. The productivity of the company can increase as the human resources retention rate is higher compared to the traditional type of working environment. 
 
 
Since the company can hire employees working from remote locations, a local employer can choose employees from any given location in the world and not just the Irish city where the company operates, as long as the respective persons have all the necessary technical means to communicate in a proper way with their employer. Our team of specialists in company registration in Ireland can provide an extensive presentation on the types of employment contracts that can be signed in this case.  
 
As a newly formed business in Ireland, it is generally necessary to invest in technology and other necessary office devices. When selecting the services of a virtual office in Ireland, the investor will benefit from all the basic devices necessary to develop a business activity and this can also be applied to the company’s employees, who can use their own devices; thus, the company will save relevant costs associated with this aspect. 
 
Another advantage for those opening a company in Ireland by selecting the services of a virtual office is given by the contractual commitment; in most cases, the services of a virtual office in Ireland are established under a contract signed on a month-to-month basis, as opposed to renting a brick-and-mortar office, where such contracts are generally signed on a yearly basis; our team of specialists in Irish company formation can advise on the main provisions that should be included in any type of commercial contract. Our team can also represent investors in other procedures and we can also help in obtaining an EORI number or  in the process of registering your company for VAT in Ireland.
 

Why start a business in Ireland?

 
Recent events that have led to high inflation has also affected Ireland whose economy has suffered just like the rest of EU countries. Despite these facts, statistics show that:
 
  • - the first quarter of 2022 was by far one of the best in these past few years, as the Irish economy grew by 10.8%;
  • - Ireland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will increase by 6.8% this year;
  • - for 2023, the growth is expected to be a little lower, of only 4.8% and will rely mainly on exports.
 
Launching a business in Ireland at the moment can be a good decision in light of the data present above, and our local agents can help you.
 

FAQ on virtual offices in Ireland

 
1. Can a virtual office be used as a permanent legal address?
 
No, the virtual office, even if it implies a physical location, is in fact a service, which is why it can only be used temporarily. This usually is used when a company or businesspersons is pressed by time.
 
2. Can foreign companies entering the Irish market use a virtual office service?
 
Yes, it is possible to use such a service to set up a branch or subsidiary in Ireland, however, most large companies will prefer to establish their permanent location from the beginning.
 
3. Are virtual offices available everywhere in Ireland?
 
They are usually available in large cities, where the demand also exists. These are also the hot points of the Irish business market.
 
4. Can I use a virtual office as a second address?
 
Yes, it is possible to use a temporary address under the form of a virtual office, if you need to conduct operations from another city.
 
5. How long does it take to obtain a virtual office?
 
A virtual office can be obtained in one to 2 days maximum. The process depends on your availability to provide the required documents, as well on the facilities attached to the service.
 
 
If you need the services of an Irish virtual office, do not hesitate to contact our Ireland company formation agents, who can offer further advice on the advantages of operating through this type of office; investors can request for further information on the benefits of an Irish virtual office
 

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