Managing Electronic Documents in Ireland

As a customer in Ireland, you can exchange electronic documents through the Peppol eDelivery Network. Additionally, you can receive electronic documents directly into Continia Document Capture via email attachments.

Ireland had developed a national procurement electronic invoicing framework to ensure that the entire public sector adhered to the 2014/55/EU directive regarding public procurement. However, in April 2023, this project came to an end, and the Office of Public Procurement decided to switch to Peppol eDelivery Network, an open-market solution.

The table below outlines the current regulatory states and future outlooks for B2G, B2B, and B2C (business-to-consumer) sectors.

Transaction TypeCurrent Regulatory StateRegulatory Outlook
B2GElectronic invoicing has been optional since 2019.

All public sectors must have the ability to receive electronic invoice documents through the Peppol eDelivery Network.

Checkmark Supported by Document Capture.
Checkmark Supported by Document Output.
No changes are expected.
B2BNo legislation is in place.

In order to exchange electronic invoices between two parties, the exchange method and format must be agreed among them.

Checkmark Supported by Document Capture.1
Checkmark Supported by Document Output.1
No changes are expected.
B2CNo legislation is in place.No changes are expected.

  1. Peppol eDelivery Network and Peppol BIS 3.0 is supported.