Revenue eBrief No. 144/21

27 July 2021

Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Trusts

S.I. No. 194 of 2021 transposed into legislation the 4th and 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directives (EU), establishing the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Trusts) Regulations 2021. The new regulations require trustees of relevant trusts to register beneficial ownership information on the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Trusts (CRBOT).

The CRBOT portal is available from 26 July 2021 via ROS and MyAccount.

Relevant trusts established up to and including 23 April 2021 must submit information to the Central Register before 23 October 2021. Trusts created after this date have six months from the date of creation to provide details to the Register.

Further information is available on the CRBOT area of