How to renew your Personal Insolvency Practitioner Authorisation

An application for renewal of an authorisation to carry on practice as a personal insolvency practitioner must be made at least 6 weeks before the expiration of the authorisation.

If you intend to make an application to renew your authorisation as a personal insolvency practitioner, you should first make yourself familiar with the requirements set out in the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (Renewal of Authorisation of Personal Insolvency Practitioners) Regulations 2016 and the  Renewal of Authorisation Application Form.



How to make an application
The Renewal of Authorisation Application Form  is a Word document, into which you must type your details.

The completed renewal application form, supporting documentation and confirmation that the renewal fee has been paid should be submitted to the Insolvency Service by email to



Supporting Documentation
The following documentation must be submitted with the renewal application form:

a) PII Cover (Part D) - written evidence of PII cover (copy of policy or similar),
b) Tax Clearance Requirements (Part E)(access number and reference number),
c) Signed Declaration (Part F),
d) Completed Accountant’s Report (Part G).

The completed renewal application must be printed, signed and dated at the relevant sections.


The application fee for renewal of an authorisation as a practitioner is €1,000.  Currently the ISI is authorising practitioners for a period of three years.

The fee is payable to the Insolvency Service of Ireland and should be transferred to the following bank account:

Name & Address of Bank:

Bank of Ireland


College Green


Dublin 2

Account Number:



IE67 BOFI 9000 1723 7507 01



Account Name:

Insolvency Service of Ireland Personal Insolvency Practitioner (PIP) Public Bank Account


Reference for Payment
Please include your Personal Insolvency Practitioner Authorisation Number for identification purposes.

The Insolvency Service will NOT commence the processing of any application for renewal of authorisation if it is not complete in all respects. Applications will be treated as incomplete unless all questions raised in the application form are fully answered and all applicable supporting documentation has been received by the Insolvency Service of Ireland.  Incomplete applications may be returned to you as invalid.