What is included on the Central Credit Register?
Types of Borrowers
Types of borrowers included on the Central Credit Register are:
- Sole traders
Types of borrowers can also include any other entities that are resident in the State at the time of making the credit application such as clubs or associations, or where the credit agreement is governed by Irish law. Guarantors who provide guarantees or indemnities will also be included in the future.
Types of Lenders
Credit Information Providers, or lenders included on the Central Credit Register:
- Asset finance houses
- Credit Unions
- Firms that have acquired loan books from Irish financial institutions in recent years
- Licensed moneylenders
- Local authorities
Types of Loans
Loans are included on the Central Credit Register if the loan is for €500 or more and:
- The borrower lives in the State at the time of applying for a loan or,
- The loan agreement or loan application is governed by Irish law.
|Types of loans included||What is not included|
|From 30 June 2017||From 31 March 2018||From 30 June 2019|
|Credit cards||Business loans||Hire purchase||Utility bills|
|Mortgages||Local authority loans||PCPs||Pawnbrokers|
|Overdrafts||Licensed moneylenders||Asset finance||Income/Salary information|
|Personal loans||Tax liabilities|
|Insolvency Service of Ireland|
|The Courts Service records|