Moving to Ireland

Planning moving to Ireland? Whether, Dublin, Galway, Tipperary or Cork, Premier International Movers has the experience and local moving to irelandknowledge to perfectly tailor your relocation to your personal needs.

Important Considerations:

Importing your personal effects

  • Ireland is a full member of the EU so there are few restrictions on importing goods and no duty to pay on most household items and personal effects
  • Require a copy of your passport and Irish Customs form
  • Premier will advise on specific requirements before your move

Restrictions and Prohibitions

We suggest not importing the following items:

  • Alcohol & Tobacco
  • Foodstuffs, perishables or otherwise
  • Plants & plant material
  • Firearms & ammunition
  • Narcotics and dangerous goods
  • Inflammable goods & substances
  • Offensive materials

Transit Times

  • Transit times can vary subject to the method of transport chosen, size of your consignment and the final destination. Premier International Movers will advise you once this information is established

Domestic pets

  • Find out more about Pet shipping

Importing Motor Vehicles to Ireland

  • Premier can arrange the transport of your car with your household items
  • Duty is free if you have owned and used the vehicle for 6 months prior to moving to Ireland
  • On arrival vehicle must be registered with your local customs office – Failure to do so may result in it being seized and a large fine.

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Currencies Direct?

  • International payments
  • Regular Overseas Transfers
  • Prepaid Currency Card
  • Forward Contracts

More info on Currencies Direct website.

Moving to Ireland with Premier International Movers

Packing & Delivery –

  • Trained packers can pack and wrap all your items to ensure safe transportation
  • Door to door shipping available
  • Unwrap and unpacking service available – Packing materials removed

Additional removal services – 

  • Comprehensive insurance can be arranged, link?
  • Storage can be arranged
  • Pet shipping

On Arrival

Premier can offer advice and information on a variety of aspects relating to living in Ireland. You can also get helpful advice at

If you are interested in Premier’s moving services to Ireland, find out more about your removal costs, and read about our European removals, and additional moving services, such as money transfer.