Ireland

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value – 1056 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee - €10;
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - €22;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – Irish, English;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 3 months;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.anpost.com
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

 
***Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.

  

Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 83 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – French, English;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - €10;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - €22;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – yes;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 16 days;
ü Max – 16 days;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.anpost.ie
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

  

Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 10 EUR;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 22 EUR;
For business customers - 22 EUR;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 1
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 14 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1 January, 18 March, 19,22 April, 6 May, 3 June, 5 August, 28 October, 25,26 December
 
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Ireland

 
ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
 
Section I
 
Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1
 
 
Live animals
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
01.01-06
 
All live animals.
 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
01.01-06
 
See Part II, § 2.1.1.
 
0106.00
See Part II, § 2.1.2.
 
Chapter 2
 
 
Meat and edible meat offal
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
02.01-10
 
See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.3.
 
Chapter 3
 
 
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
03.01-07
 
Livfishcrustaceansmolluscspoisonoufisopartthereof. Fisproductcontaininbiotoxins.Dead uneviscerated fish.
 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
 
 
See Part II, § 2.1.4.
 
Chapter 4
 
 
Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewherespecified oincluded
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
04.01-06
 
Butter, cream, margarine or milkwhere thehave been adulterated or impoverished.
 
 
The Department of Health should be contacted. Applieonly to non-European Communitcountries.
 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
 
 
See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.5.
 
Chapter 5
 
 
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
05.01-11
0511.10
See Part II, § 2.1.6.
 
0511.91
 
 
0511.99
 
Section II
 
Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6
 
 
Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
06.01-04
 
See Part II, § 2.2.1.
 
Chapter 7
 
 
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
07.01-14
 
See Part II, § 2.2.2.
 
Chapter 8
 
 
Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
08.01-14
0806.10
See Part II, § 2.2.3.
 
0808.10
 

 
 
Chapter 9                       Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
09.01-10  0902.10-        See Part II, § 2.4.
0902.40
 
Chapte10                    Cereals
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
10.01-08                         See Part II, § 2.2.4.
 
 
Chapter 11                    Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 12                     Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
12.01-14  1213.00         See Part II, § 2.2.6.
1214.90
 
Chapte13                    Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 14                    Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section III                      Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                    (Sole chapter)
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
15.01-22                         See Part II, § 2.1.7.
 
 
Section IV                      Prepared  foodstuffs;  beverages,  spirits  and  vinegar;  tobacco  and  manufactured  tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                    Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
16.01-05                         See Part II, § 2.1.8.
 
Chapter 17                    Sugars and sugar confectionery
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
17.01-04  1701.11-        See Part II, § 2.2.5.
1701.99
1702.11-
1702.90
1703.10-
1703.90
 
Chapter 18                    Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 19                    Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 20                    Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 21                    Miscellaneous edible preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte22                    Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 23                    Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
23.01-09                         See Part II, § 2.1.9.
 
Chapter 24                    Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
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24.01-03  2403.99         See Part II, § 2.5.
 
 
Section V                       Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                    Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
Nil.
 
 
Chapte26                    Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                     Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
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27.01-16  2703.00         See Part II, § 2.6.
 
 
Section VI                      Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                     Inorganic  chemicals;  organic  or  inorganic  compounds  of  precious  metals,  of  rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
28.44                              Radioactive materials. See Part II, § 2.17.
 
 
Chapte29                    Organic chemicals
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Prohibitearticles
29.01-34  2922.19         Narcotidrugand psychotropisubstances.
2937.10
2937.91
2941.10
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
See Part II, §§ 2.1.9.1 and 2.1.9.2.
 
Chapter 30                    Pharmaceutical products
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Prohibitearticles
30.01-06                         Narcotidrugand psychotropisubstances.

 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-06                         Medical products. See Part II, §§ 2.8 and 2.8.1.
 
3002.10-        See Part II, § 2.1.9.1.
3002.20
3006.10
3002.30         See Part II, § 2.1.9.2.
3003.10-
3003.90
3004.10-
3004.90
 
Chapte31                    Fertilisers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 32                     Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 33                    Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 34                     Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinoscouring preparations,candleand  similar  articles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Nil.
 
 
Chapte35                    Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 36                     Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
36.01-06                         All explosives. See Part II, § 2.15.
Matches. See Part II, § 2.9.
 
Chapter 37                    Photographic or cinematographic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 38                    Miscellaneous chemical products
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38.01-23  3808.10         See Part II, § 2.1.9.3.
3808.20
3808.30
 
 
Section VII                     Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                    Plastics and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 40                    Rubber and articles thereof
Nil.

 
 
 
Section VIII                    Raw hideanskins, leather, furskinanarticles thereofsaddlery anharnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                    Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Nil.
 
 
Chapte42                    Articles of leather; saddlery anharnesstravegoods, handbagansimilacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 43                    Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Prohibitearticles
43.01-04  4301.70         Seal pupsskins.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
See Part II, § 2.1.2.
 
 
Section IX                      Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                    Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
44.01-21                         Coniferouwood. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte45                    Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 46                    Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                       Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                    Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                    Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 49                     Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.01-02                         Indecent or obscene books.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Bookand periodical publications. See Part II, § 2.11.
ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.07       4907.00         Counterfeitof legal tender notes, consolidated bannoteand fictitioustamps.
 
49.09                              Indecent or obscene cards.
 
49.11                              Indecent or obscene photographs.

 
 
4911.99           Lotterticketscounterfeitancouponanandocumencontaininaninformation relating to a lottery.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
49.11       4911.99         See Part II, § 2.11.1.
 
 
Section XI                      Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                    Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                    Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
51.01-13                         Wool. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
 
Chapter 52                    Cotton
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 53                    Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                    Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                    Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                     Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                    Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                    Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 59                     Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 60                    Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapte61                    Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapte62                    Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 63                    Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Nil.

 
 
 
 
Section XII                     Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticksseat-stickswhips, riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                    Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Chapte65                    Headgeaand parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte66                    Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 67                    Prepared feathers and dowand articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers;
articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 69                    Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                    Glass and glassware
Nil.
 
 
Section XIV                   Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                    (Sole chapter)
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
71.01-18  7113.11-        See Part II, § 2.12.
7113.20
7114.11-
7114.20
7118.10-        See Part II, § 2.12.1.
7118.90
 
 
Section XV                    Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                    Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                    Articles of iron and steel
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73.26       7326.20         Traps, snare(of iron or steewire). See Part II, § 2.3.

 
 
Chapter 74                    Copper and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte75                    Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                    Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte77                    (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                    Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                    Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                    Tin and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte81                    Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                    Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                    Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                   Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                    Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 85                     Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; televisioimagansound recorders and reproducers andparts anaccessorieosuch articles
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
85.24                              Video recordings. See Part II, § 2.13.
ÿ Prohibitearticles
85.25       8525.20         All citizen band radiocapable of amplitude modulation (A.M.).
 
 
Section XVII                  Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                     Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.

 
 
Chapte87                    Vehicles, other than railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte88                    Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                    Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments   and   apparatus;   clocks   and   watches;  musical   instruments;   parts   and accessories thereof
 
Chapte90                     Opticalphotographiccinematographicmeasuringcheckingprecisionmedicaosurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte91                    Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
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91.01-14  9101.11-        See Part II, § 2.12.2.
9101.99
9111.10-
9111.90
9112.10-
9112.90
9113.10-
9113.20
 
Chapte92                    Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                   Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                    (Sole chapter)
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93.01       9301.00         Firearmand ammunition. See Part II, § 2.15.
93.02       9302.00
93.03       9303.10-
9303.90
93.04       9304.00
93.06       9306.21-
9306.90
 
 
Section XX                    Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                     Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte95                    Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
Nil.

 
 
Chapte96                    Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Heading        HS Code              ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
96.01-18  9613.10         See Part II, § 2.9.1.
9613.20
 
 
Section XXI                   Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                    (Sole chapter)
Nil.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 
 
Thasterisk (*) symbobeloindicates thathprovisioonlapplies to thmovemenogoodbetweeIrelanannon
European CommunitMember countries
 
 

Animal and animal products
 
 
2.Wool, rahides and skinare permit- ted under licence or general authorization
 
2.1.1 For all countriesA permit mabe required

 
For addresseand fanumberof thesGovernment agenciesee anne1.
 
ThdepartmenoAgricultureFooanForestryshoulbcontacteif furtheinfor- mation irequired.
 
 
 
Foalcountriethe DepartmenoAgricultureFooanForestrshoulbcontacted for more information.

 
For imports from other European Community Countries:
 
The ruleapplicable to intra-CommunittradisucproductmusbobservedThese requireintealia, thaproductare obtained, checked, markeanlabelleiaccordancwithCommunitruleanaraccompanieby a healtcertificate to destination.
 
2.1.2 Bees                                       A licence from the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrirequired.

 
Cetacean (Whale)
products
 
Endangered species owild fauna

A licence from thOffice of PubliWorks (National ParkanWildlife Service) is required.
 
 
permiocertificatirequired from thOfficoPubliWorks (NationaParkand
Wildlife Service).

 
Seal pup skins                                A permiocertificatirequired from thOfficoPubliWorks (NationaParkand
Wildlife Service).
 
Meat and edible meat offal
 
(see paragraph 2.1.1 for general position)

 
2.1.3 Animal/poultry carcasses
 
Cetacean (Whale)
products

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
A licence from thOffice of PubliWorks (National ParkanWildlife Service).

 
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates

 
2.1.4 Fish and crus- taceans, molluscand other aquatic invertebrates
 
Endangered species of marine plant or aquatilife

A licence from the Department of thMarine is required.
 
 
 
 
permiocertificatirequired from thofficoPubliWorks (NationaParkand
Wildlife Service).

 
Dairy produce; bird's eggs, natural honey, edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

 
2.1.5 Dairproduce; bird'eggs, natural honey, edible prod- uctof animal origin, not elsewhere speci- fied or included.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
 
2.1.6 Semen of cattle                      The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
Productof fish, crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

A licence from the Department of thMarine is required.

 
 

Semen of:
a sheep, goats, swine and horses;
dogscatsanall ruminatinanimals, excepcattlesheep and goats;
domestic fouls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea-fouls,
partridges, pheasants and pigeons.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
Animal ovegetable fats and oils and theicleavage products; prepared edible fats, animal ovegetablwaxes

 
2.1.7 Animal oveg- etable fats (including lard) and oiland their cleavage products; prepared edible fats, animal ovegetable waxes

Fat(includinlardetc – the DepartmenoAgricultureFooanForestrshoulbe contacted.
 
Margarine – the Department of Health should be contacted.

 
Preparations of meat, or fish of any crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

 
2.1.8 Blooproducts from animals ocar- casseof animals
 
2.1.9 Animal prod- ucts, ie meat meal, meat and bone meal or bone meal
 
Organic chemicals (for animals)
 
2.1.9.1 Substances having growth promoting effecton animals

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted. The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
 
Thesmayicertaicasesbimporteundelicence from the DepartmenoAgriculture, FooanForestrbut thlatter shoulbcontacteprior timportatioiall circumstances.

 
Pharmaceutical products (for animals)

 
2.1.9.2
1 Vaccineand sera a Anti-swine fever seruvaccine
b Aujeszkydisease vaccine
c Fowpesvaccine Gumbordisease vaccine

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
2 Animal remedies                          Aabove

 
3 Substancehaving growth promoting effect on animals
Therapeutisub- stances
a Vaccines, sera and toxins
b Insulin, penicillin and pituitarhor- mones.

As above
 
 
A licence from the Department of Health irequired.

 
2.1.9.3 Pesticides                           The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
 

Plants and plant products
 
2.2 Coniferouwoods originating in Canada, United Stateof America, Japan, China or Korea must be kiln- dried to belo20% moisture content. All other coniferous
woodwhich doenot complwith
Directive 91/683/EEC, must either be completeldevoid of baror kiln-dried.
 
2.2.1
 
a Bulbs, tubers, tuberouroots, corms, crownand rhizomedormant, igrowth or in flower, chicorplantand rootother than roots of heading 1212.
Other live plants (including their roots), cuttingand slips, mushroospawn and soil samples.
c Cut flowerand
flower budof a kind suitable for bouquets or for ornamental purposes, fresh,
dried, dyed, bleached, impregnated or otherwise prepared.

 
For further information contact the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
 
 
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers

 
2.2.Tomatoes, fresh or chilled
Potatoes, fresh or
chilled, frozen or dried.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted. Aabove.

 
Edible fruits and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melon

 
2.2.Grapes, fresh or dried. Apples, fresh
 
Cereals
 
2.2.4 Cereal seed of second generation (ie C 2 seed) is
prohibited froall countries.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
 
For further information contact the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.

 
 

Sugars and sugar confectionery
 
2.2.5 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form; other sugars, including chemically pure lactose, maltose, glucose and fructose, in solid form; sugar syrupnotcontaining added flavouring or colouring matter; artificial honeywhether or not mixed with natural honeymolasses resulting frothe extraction orefining of sugar.

 
licence from the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrirequired.

 
Oils, seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder.

 
*2.2.6 Hay and straw including haand straused for pack- ing.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.

 
Anti-parasite products for agricultural use

 
2.Traps , snareetc for filling, taking or trappinwild animals can onlbe imported on foot of a licence.
 
Beverages, alcoholic fluids
 
*2.Tea: other than in intra-Community
trade:
a Unfit for human consumption;
b exhausted or mixed with other
substances.
 
Tobacco
 
2.Tobacco products
(oral/smokeless)
 
Mineral oils
 
*2.6 Peat (including peat litterwhether or not agglomerated
 
Narcotics
 
2.7 Certain specified controlled drugs including narcotics and psychotropic substanceare pro- hibited except under licence

Thilicence igranted bthOffice of PubliWorks (National ParkanWildlife service).
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Department of Health should be contacted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Department of Health should be contacted.
 
 
 
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestrshould be contacted.
 
 
 
 
licencis requireby the Departmenof Health. (Misusof DrugAct197anMisuse of Drugs Regulations, 1979.)

 
 

Pharmaceutical products
 
2.Medicinal prod- uctfor human use are prohibited except in accordancwith a product authorization granted bthe Minister of Health
 
2.8.Medicinal prod- uctbeing imported frocountrieother thaMember States of the European Communitare pro- hibited except:

 
The Department of Health should be consulted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
in thcasoproductfohumausebpersonholdinaappropriatmanufacturing licence granted bthMinister for Health.
in thcasoproductfoanimausebpersonholdinaappropriatmanufacturers' licence granted bthe National DrugAdvisorBoard.

 
Chemical matches and prepared matchwood
 
2.Matchemade with white phosphorous
 
2.9.1 Butangas lighters oseamless steearadmittewhethaveragcontenoeaclightedoenoexcee3.725 g of butananthe filling ratioisuch thaa45˚C thbutanecontaineinomortha95full. No mortha4lighters containing a maximuof 180 g of butane gamabe transmitted in one postal packetThe lightermust bwithouoperating leverantightlpackesas to prevenanmovemenduring transit. Each typolighteanmethoopackinmust receive individual approval.
 
Books, brochures, newspapers and printed matter

 
2.11 Bookand periodical publications which have been
made the subject of ProhibitionOrders under the Censorship of PublicationActs
1929 to 1967 are prohibited to be imported except under licence
 
Lotteries, etc

licence is required by the Department of Justice.

 
2.11.LotterticketoadvertisementsothethathoswhicmalawfullbsenbpostAnadvertisementocoupon relating to football betting, or from a betting firoutside Ireland.
 
N.B.: Circularrelatintforeiglotteriearillegal. Circularothkind receiveiopecoverarnodeliveretthe addressees. Betting circularimplying the receipt of moneare notadmitted.
 
Natural or cultured pearls, precious stones and metals, articles thereof; imitation jewellery
 
2.12 Plateiarticleogolosilverwitcertaiexceptionsnobearing IrisAssamarksThe Assaoffice, Dublin
Castle, Dublin 2 should be contacted.
 
2.12.1 Coins, counterfeit and imitation – False money, counterfeit sterling and imitation coins.
 
2.12.2 Clockanwatchesoanarticlometaimpressewitanmarostamp representingoiimitatiooany legal assamaror stamp or purporting banmaror appearanceto be the manufacture of Ireland.
 
Television receivers

 
2.1The importation of a video recording which contains a
videworfowhich a prohibition ordeiin force iprohibited, except under and in accordancwith a permit

A permit is required by the Department of Justice.

 
 

Firearms and explosives
 
2.1.5 Firearms, ammunition and component partfor the same
 
Explosiveand dan- gerousubstanceviz gunpowder, nitro- glycerine, dynamite, gun cotton, blasting powders, fulminate of mercuror other metals, coloured flares, fog signals, fireworks,fuses, rockets, percussion caps, detonators, cartridges, ammuni-
tion of all descriptions, ammoniunitrate, sodiuchlorate, nitro- benzine and
potassiunitrate
 
Radio active materials
 
2.1.7 Radioactivmaterials are prohibited to be imported except under licence

 
A licence from the Department of Justice is required.
 
 
 
 
licence from thMinister of Justice is required.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A licence is required by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland.

 
 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
3.1  Drawing up of Customdeclarations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.2  Need to insert invoices
 
3.3  Need to attest to the origin of goods
 
 
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions
 
3.5  Provisions on infringements

Pleasstatwhaspeciaprovisionmusbobserveundeinternalawanregulations (Convention, Detailed Regulationsarticl109paragrap1, j ankanPostaParcels Agreement,Detailed Regulationsarticl101paragrap1, h aniparticularlas regardthpointlisteithipart of the questionnaire.
 
Customdeclarationmusbdrawuclearlanpreciselandipracticableiaccordancwith classification othOfficial ImporLisof IrelandThey shoulbeathauthentisignaturofthe senderThe declaration should shoaregardeach article enclosed in the parcels:
 
a  thvalue;
 
b  grosweight;
 
c  neweight, and;
 
d  name of countrof origin.
 
Whethcontentarcomposeodifferenkindoarticles, thexacquantity anvaluoeach kinshoulbstateawelas a descriptioof thmateriaowhictharticlearcomposed; generadescriptions showas "clothes""boots""groceries""gift"etcarinsufficienfor thproper assessmenodutyIinecessary, thereforetspecifexactlthcontentoeacparcel,eg, "men's leathecoats", "children's rubbeshoes", "tea" etc. If the contentarcomposeosugar, sweets oconfectionerydried opreservefruitspeelanflowerscrystalliseootherwise preservewitsugar or a substancof a similar nature, pickles, condensemilanmilpowders, the exacweight and description of each must be stated.
 
Itheriinsufficienspacon thcustomdeclaratiotindicatfully all thnecessary particulars, sucdetailmabwritteon thcoveof thparcelreferencbeinmadtthifacothe customdeclaration itself.
 
Ithcasoarticleliable to customdutwhicareligiblfopreferencethpreferential tariff will not be applied unless the customdeclaration iinscribed in bold characters:
 
"Preference claimed – certificate of origin enclosed".
 
The same applies to goodimported undepermit, unless the customdeclaratioiclearlmarked "Imported undelicence", and unless the relativlicenciproduceathe timocustoms examination.
 
N.B.: Gift consignments up to a value of 46 EUR and consignments of negligible value (commerciaor otherwise) up to a value of 23 EUR imported from non European Union countries are exemptfrom custom duty and value-added tax.
 
Invoicemabinclosein thparcelowithithpacketsent bletteposoconditiothathe fact imentioned on the customdeclaration or green label CN 22, athe case mabe.
 
Original certificates concerninlivinplants shoulbaddressed to thSecretary, Departmenof Agriculture, Dubli2before thplanitseliposted. A copothcertificatshoulbattachedto the parcel containing the plants.
 
Other certificates, import licences, etmabe enclosed in the parcelor securelattached thereto.
 
customs clearance feo1ovaluwith a minimuchargo2.5EUR ichargeoincoming letter packetand parcelowhich dutileviewhich originate frooutside the EuropeanUnion.
 
Parcelnot accompanied bcustomdeclarationor bearing false customdeclarationare liable to forfeiture. Dutiablgoodsogoods subject to restrictionsmay nobimporteby lettepost,except undethe green label systemanany sucgoodimporteicontraventioof this regulatioare liable to forfeiture.

 
 
Notice
by the Revenue Commissioners
 
 
Relief frocustomdutanvalue-addetaogifconsignmentanconsignmentof negligiblvalue imported fronon-Ecountries.
 
Gift consignments                        1   Subject to  the  restrictions  mentioned  below goods  of  a  total  value  no exceeding
45 EUR which are senabonfidgiftby a privatindividuain a countroutsidthe EC for thpersonaor familusof a privatindividuaithe Statewillbadmitted freof customdutand VAT.
 
2   Where a consignmenconsistotwomoritemoaaggregatvaluexceeding
45 EUR relief froimport chargewill still be given fothe items of the totavaluowhich does noexcee4EUR, ibeinunderstoothathvaluoanindividuaitecannobe split up.
 
3   Therino relief froVAfor tobaccproductsalcohol/alcohobeveragesperfumes or toilewaters. However, subject to thoveralvalulimit of 45EUR peconsignment mentioneisubparagraph 1 aboverelief frocustomdutwilballoweon those goods utthe followinlimits evewhergoodsiexcesothoslimitarcontainein the consignment.
 
a   Tobacco products:
 
50  cigarettes,  or  25  cigarillos  (cigars  of  a  maximum  weight  of  3  grammes  each),  or
10 cigars, or 50 grammeof smoking tobacco.
 
b   Alcohol and alcoholibeverages:
 
1   distilled  beverages  and  spirits,  of  an  alcoholic  strength  exceeding  22%  volume (ewhiskeybrandygin, rumvodka) – 1 litreodistilledbeverageanspiritsand aperitifwith a wine oalcohol basetafiasake osimilabeverageoaalcoholic strengtnoexceedin22volume;sparklinor fortifiewine(echampagneport sherry) – 1 litre and
 
2   2 litreof stilwine.
 
c   Perfumes
 
50 grammes, or d   Toilet waters
0.25 litreor 8 ounces.
 
The allowancereferred to at a and b i above mabe apportioned on a fractionabasis. For example, a gifconsignmenconsistinocigaretteplus fivecigaroonhalf-litrbottle owhiskeplus a half-litre bottle of champagne mabe admitted free of Customduty.
 
4   Standard  rat of  custom duty:  Wher after  exceedin the  value  of  goods  which qualified fothe foregoing reliefthe totavaluof thremaindeofthdutiablgoods imported in the consignmendoes noexceed 19 EUR customdutwilbchargeothe lattegoods athe flat rato10valoremthisprovisiodoenoapply to tobacco products.
 
Thimporter mayhoweverapplbefore thgoodarchargetdutat th10ratto have theassessewith dutat the actual rate applicable.
 
Value-added taand excise duty, if chargeablewill be assessed in the ordinarway.
 
5   ProcedureThe Customs Declaration Form on threlativparcelisenby postshould bmarke"GiftiadditiotgivinthdetailnormallrequiredIfimporteotherwise thabpost, thgoodshoulbdeclareas a gifaimportatioothe relative Customs Entry (S.A.D.).

 
Consignments of negligible value (commercial or otherwise)

6   Consignmentof a totavaluo2EUR olesaradmitted freocustomdutand
VAT.
 
No relief igranteirespecof tobaccotobaccproductsalcoholiproductsperfumes or toilewaters.
 
Dublin Castle, Januar1993/Notice No 1179 (Januar1993) / C & E 740/9974/84.

Annex 1
 
 
Addresses oGovernmenAgencies
 
 
Address
 
Food Products/Plants/Insects
Telephone
 
(+353 1) 678 9011
Fax
 
(+353 1) 661 6263
Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
Agriculture House Kildare StreetDublin 2
Ireland
 
 
Radioactive Substances
Department oTransport, Energand
CommunicationsClare Street Dublin 2
Ireland
(+353 1) 671 5233
(+353 1) 677 3169
General Trade EnquiriesDepartment oTourisanTrade Kildare Street
Dublin 2
Ireland
(+353 1) 661 4444
(+353 1) 679 5710
Drugs and MedicineMToMcGuinn Senior PharmacistDepartment of HealthHawkins HouseDublin 2
Ireland
(+353 1) 671 4711
(+353 1) 671 1053
Books, Magazines, Videotapes, Films
Department of Justice
72–76 St StephenGreen
Dublin 2
Ireland
(+353 1) 678 9711
(+353 1) 661 5461
Protected wild fauna/endangered speciesNational ParkanWildlife Service (Office of PublicWorks)
51 St StephenGreen
Dublin 2
Ireland
(+353 1) 661 3111
(+353 1) 661 0747
Fish and Fish ProductsDepartment oMarine Leeson Lane
Dublin 2
Ireland
(353 1) 678 5444
(353 1) 661 8214