The Probate Office is part of the High Court. Its main function is to give lawful authority to deal with a deceased person's estate. The authority is granted in the form of a document called a Grant of Representation and the procedure involved in obtaining the Grant is known as the Probate Process. Click here for contact details for the Dublin Probate Office.

Important Notice:

Important Notice:

Please Note as and from Monday 29 April 2024 the Probate General Office and the Probate Rules Office will re-open to the public from 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday.

  • The General Office will facilitate, inter alia, lodgement of copy requests and collection of copy documents, obtaining Personal Applicant Application Forms and lodgement of Personal Applicant Applications.
  • The Rules Office will facilitate, inter alia, lodgement of Caveats, Warnings, Appearances, Citations and Subpoenas, lodgement of Court applications and lodgement of applications for Probate Officer Orders.

Please note that as of this week 10 June 2024 the Probate Office are currently assessing applications received on 26 March 2024.

Please Note from 1 February 2024, Charitable Bequest Forms are no longer to be completed online.  Details of all charitable bequests must be inserted on this form.

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