Insurance Supervision Directorate Overview 

Our Role

The Insurance Supervision Directorate of the Central Bank of Ireland is responsible for the prudential supervision of insurance and reinsurance undertakings authorised in Ireland. In carrying out this role, the Insurance Directorate monitors the risks posed by undertakings along with issuing standards, policies and guidance which undertakings are expected to meet.

Insurance Supervision Mission Statement

“Protecting consumers through effective supervision that supports the sustainability of the insurance sector” 

Solvency II

The Solvency II regime was fully implemented on 1 January 2016. The Insurance section of the Central Bank of Ireland website was updated on 16 of December 2015 in advance of the changes. Information about requirements under Solvency II legislation is available in this section. Non-Solvency II information is available here.

Register of (Re)insurance Undertakings 

View the Registers section of the website for a complete list of insurance and reinsurance undertakings authorised to provide (re)insurance in Ireland.