How can I move my personal goods to Ireland?
It is recommended that you do not ship items to Ireland which have been “owner packed” as they will attract stringent inspection by Customs on arrival. It is advisable to have your goods packed by your moving company to ensure the clearance process can be conducted with a minimum of fuss.
The cost of your move will vary according to a range of factors; Freight type, if you container is personalised or shared, the nature of your items (ie. fragile, exotic etc).
Please submit an enquiry and/or request a quote to find out more information on what it will cost to ship your belongs to Ireland.
Moving motor vehicles and motor bikes to Ireland is possible provided Customs criteria are met.
This service is usually depot to depot, meaning the motor vehicle will be collected by you from our partners depot in Ireland following customs clearance.
Customs may require evidence that the owner of the vehicle has lived abroad for 12 months or longer, so a copy of your passport with date stamp showing arrival in Ireland, or copy of lease or rental agreement on in Ireland would be sufficient.
Can I move my boat to Ireland?
Moving a boat to Ireland has similar requirements to moving a car to Ireland when it comes to registration requirements and process.
Customs and Quarantine in Ireland will have a special interest in the boat due to its exposure to marine life, however as Australia has a fairly clean marine environment, your boat should pass customs and quarantine without any problem.
How long will my move to Ireland take?
Clearance of your move into Ireland takes approximately 5 to 7 working days for an FCL (Full Container Load e.g. not a shared container), and 7 to 10 working days for a GRP (Groupage or shared container load) once the shipping container has been unloaded from the vessel.
Consulate / Embasy in Australia
Contact the Irish Embassy by visiting 20 Arkana Street, Yarralumla, ACT 2600 Canberra, Australia. Phone +612 6214 0000 Fax +612 6273 3741 or follow this link to the embassy website: http://web.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=42635
Visa information can be found here: http://web.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=80723
Passport information can be found here: http://web.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=80707
Immigration information can be found here: http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Immigration%20information
Citizenship information can be found here: http://web.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=80721
Please click the following link: http://web.dfa.ie/uploads/documents/DFA%20Website/Miscellaneous/test/ireland%20in%20brief_web.pdf