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Moving to Ireland from the U.S.

If you are moving to or from Ireland, International Sea & Air Shipping can make your Ireland relocation smooth and seamless with sea or air containers.

When Moving to Ireland

An International Moving Specialist will help you by outlining your moving options based on your moving criteria such as:
  • Do you intend to relocate permanently or temporarily with a work visa?
  • Do you have an apartment or real estate availability dates?
  • Are you moving to Ireland alone or with family? For business or personal reasons?

The Cost of Moving to Ireland

The cost to move to Ireland from the United States varies considerably based on the cubic footage of your belongings and your proposed destination arrival time.

Make an appointment for a home survey and consultation on your move to Ireland- including a site inspection of your home and belongings to get the most accurate cubic feet estimate & moving services to help expedite your relocation to Ireland.

About Ireland

The third largest island in Europe, Ireland, is an archipelago of several islands and islets clustered around the main one. For a long time this country has been known for its distinctive influence on culture and literature on the surrounding countries.

Ireland is the 3rd largest island in Europe and the 20th in the world. Ireland shares land border with United Kingdom. Ireland has immigrants mostly from China, Nigeria, Scotland and United Kingdom.

Moreover, Ireland has its own charm in respect of cultural variety and also the vivid landscapes. Ireland art scenario spells of the influences of several other cultures and also migration. A strong Gaelic and Anglicize influence can be noticed on the art, music, dance, cuisines and overall lifestyle of Ireland people.

Ireland was ranked the best place to live in the world, in terms of "quality of life". The leading trade partners are US, Belgium, UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Netherlands.

Custom Regulations for Ireland:
  • All shipments inspected by Customs
  • Used household goods, personal effects and tools/instruments of trade/profession duty-free if owned abroad for at least six months, are not for resale within twelve months of importation and are imported within twelve months before or after the date of transfer of residence (six months before or twelve months after for those coming from outside the EC)
  • If arriving from outside EC, customer must have been abroad for twelve continuous months
  • New items (less than six months old)
  • Alcohol and tobacco products
  • Maker's name, percentage proof and amount must be listed
  • Perfumes
  • Gold and silver (Statutory Declaration required)
  • Guns, weapons, explosives or ammunition of any kind - unless license obtained from Department of Justice
  • Agricultural goods (plants, plant products, hay, straw, peat moss, etc.)
  • Drugs and narcotics
  • Pornographic material
  • Meat products and fresh foods
  • Cars, trailers, etc. may be entered duty-free if owned six months prior to importation
  • Autos may not be sold, lent out or disposed of within twelve months of importation
  • Documents required:
    • Registration book
    • Customs Form 1076
    • Original vehicle documents showing owner's name, engine and chassis number
    • Purchase Invoice
    • Title
    • Insurance Certificate (most recent and one dated more than 6 months ago)
  • Dogs and cats require Import License, proof of inoculation, and six months quarantine
NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, International Sea & Air Shipping cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

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Motto : Sworn to be free
Capital : Dublin
National Anthem : "Amhrán na bhFiann" ("The Soldier's Song")


Location : Western Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain
Area : Total : 70,273 sq km

Land : 68,883 sq km
Water : 1,390 sq km

Climate : Temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time


Nationality : Irishman(men), Irishwoman(women), Irish (collective plural)
Population : 4,670,976 (July 2011 est.)
Major Cities : DUBLIN (capital) 1.084 million (2009)
Languages : English (official) is the language generally used, Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge) (official) spoken mainly in areas along the western coast


GDP : $172.3 billion (2010 est.)
Exchange Rates : Euros (EUR) per US dollar - 0.7525 (2010), 0.7179 (2009), 0.6827 (2008), 0.7345 (2007), 0.7964 (2006)


Airports : 39 (2010)
Roadways : Total : 96,036 km
Waterways : 956 km
Ports & Terminals : Cork, Dublin, Shannon Foynes, Waterford


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