Connection timeline for SME businesses
Interested in connecting your business to natural gas? View the steps and timeframes below. For further information contact our Businesslink team.
- Customer responsibilities
- Gas Networks Ireland Responsibilities
The site visit
Our sales representative visits your business premises to meet you and your mechanical installer/plumber to gather all information and requirements.
Provide requested information
This includes for example: meter location, gas pressure, wayleave requirements, and estimated annual consumption (EAC).
Once we have your information we work on your quotation and contract. The timeframe depends on the size of your business.
Find more information on timeframes according to business size.
Quotation received, make the payment, and sign the contract
You can pay online, by cheque, credit card or EFT and return the signed contract to us.
Register with a natural gas supplier and contact your mechanical installer
Register with a gas supplier. Contact your mechanical installer who will provide a Declaration of Conformance.
Road Opening Licence application (if needed)
We will apply for this if required.
Work scheduled and completed
When we receive the signed contract and payment, we schedule the installation works to bring the service pipe up to your property's meter location.
Works for larger gas users require more extensive works.
Installation works certified
Your mechanical installer tests your equipment and pipework to complete the Declaration of Conformance which you provide to us. Your gas supplier then requests a meter fit from us.
Meter fitted and turned on
Our meter fitter visits your site to check the Declaration of Conformance and ensure everything is in order. Once satisfied, we will fit the gas meter and turn it on.