Getting details of a single company or business name
The API definition for getting company details is available at
The URL for getting the details for one company or business name is:
Getting the details of a company or business name returns one
The values combined here form the unique identifer for a company or business name. Therefore, both values are required.
|The Company or Business name number
|The company/business name indicator. Set to C for a company, or B for a business name
|Optional parameter allowing you to specify JSON as the return format.
Include &format=json in the query string to receive JSON data.
Alternatively set a Header value Content-type: application/json
|Optional parameter allowing you to specify html codes for certain characters.
& would be returned instead of
Include &htmlEnc=1 in the query string to receive html encoding.
To get the details of one company, both the company number and the company/bus indicator
are required. For example, to bring back the details for a business name, number 412545, this is the URL:
You may test this method by visiting the company details test page.
Around mid-August 2015 (date to be confirmed), any eircodes being recorded by the CRO against companies on the register will be made available through
the https://services.cro.ie/cws/companies and https://services.cro.ie/cws/company. A new eircode field will be added to the
Company object returned by these queries.
To allow users to prepare for this change, a new Company test object is available to download via the test api's https://services.cro.ie/cws/companiestest (multiple company search) and https://services.cro.ie/cws/companytest (single company search).
The company test object is the same as the company object except it also includes an eircode field.