Dublin Probate Office (Principal Probate Registry)

Address: 
1st Floor, Phoenix House, 15/24 Phoenix Street North, Smithfield, Dublin 7
Phone: 
+353 1 888 6174 / 6728
Email: 
ProbateGeneralOffice@courts.ie
Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 16.30
Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 16.30
Head of Office: 
Mr. John Glennon
Other Information: 

Hours of business:

Seat Office: 10.00 - 15.30 / 15.30 - 16.30 (for payment of 'fees only')

 

Lodgment of documents:

All applications to the SEAT office must at a minimum contain the following:

1. Original or copy Death Certificate (Coroner’s Certificate is acceptable if Death Certificate not available)
2. Original will (+ 3 copies, 1 to be certified)
3. Oath (+ 2 copies) 
4. Bond (required in all cases except where an executor is applying)
5. CA 24 Revenue Affidavit x 2 sworn originals (alternatively 1 original sworn copy and 1 x certified copy)

Any application presented which does not contain the above (and the required copies) cannot be checked and will lead to inevitable delays with your application.

 

Important notes:

1. Payment of fees is by fee card only (cash/cheques are not accepted).

2. De Bonis Non applications and applications with a foreign (other than United Kingdom) dimension must be lodged by DX, post or drop box in the Probate Office.

Email: probateseatoffice@courts.ie 

 

Additional contact details:

Before contacting the offices below, check the probate section for the information you are seeking.

General Enquiries:
Tel. + 353 1 888 6174 /6728
Email: ProbateGeneralOffice@courts.ie

Personal Applications Section: 
Tel. +353 1 888 6174 / 6728
Email: ProbatePersonalApplications@courts.ie

Fax:+353 1 873 0306

DX: Courts Service High Court Probate Office - 263001 - Phoenix House