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19 June 2020


Dear Collegues,

Please see below notice from Court Services re E-Licensing.

Kind regards,

John Martin

As you may be aware, the Courts Service is about to launch the online licensing system (eLicensing).  The benefits of eLicensing include electronic service on Notice Parties such as An Garda Síochána and the Fire Authority, payment of the court application fee and complete tracking of your licensing applications online.  It is likely that many of your members have already registered in order to use this new system to collect court orders and track their licensing cases and have been eagerly awaiting the launch of this system.

Obviously, licensing applications have significantly reduced during the current restrictions.  However, the annual licensing courts will still have large volumes of applications and the benefits mentioned above are still very much valid, even more so now, in the COVID environment.  With everyone being much more Health and Safety conscious and movement of personnel is reduced, eLicensing is a facility that will only assist in that respect..

Ultimately, the first area to go live is the DMD on Tuesday 30th June which ultimately means that any licensing applications for the DMD can be submitted online from the 30th June.  The table below shows which Districts are due to go live.

Go Live dates per DCA

Date of Go-Live
30th June
8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, & 24
1st July
3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12 & 15
2nd July
10, 13,16, 22, 23 & 25
3rd July

Below are three links to online demonstrations for your members to choose from.  The demonstrations are designed to show the functionality of this new system and answer some queries in relation to how it works.   Numbers are restricted to 100 per session.

When: Jun 24, 2020 11:00 Dublin

Register in advance for this demonstration:

When: Jun 24, 2020 15:00 Dublin

Register in advance for this demonstration:

When: Jun 25, 2020 15:00 Dublin

Register in advance for this demonstration:–rrj0uG9AsockmCHZwcDPQQDJFkpMU

After registering for the presentation, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Kind Regards

Pattie Mulkerrin
Galway Court Office
091 511511