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Sending outside the EU

All items posted from the Republic of Ireland to a country outside the European Union (including Great Britain) must be presented to the Customs authorities in the receiving country.
An Advanced Electronic Declaration (AED) will be required for certain destinations. You can complete this either at your local post office or online using Click & Post.

Send with Click & Post

An online version of the form can also be completed when you Click & Post online.

A CN23 customs declaration must also be completed for all items being sent to non EU countries.
The following information will be required to complete the declaration:

  • Your name and address

  • The name and address of the recipient

  • A detailed description of the contents of your item

  • Quantity

  • Weight

  • Value

  • Category of the item

  • Additional information

Insufficient data may result in the item being returned to the sender, if rejected by the receiving Customs authorities.


Prohibited items

Some items are prohibited for sending, you can see the full list of items that are prohibited when sending to the US on our prohibited items list.

Taric codes

When sending goods to the US, you will need to assign a TARIC code to your customs declaration for the receiving customs body to process your goods correctly.

This may also be referred to as a Harmonisation code, a Tariff code or a Commodity code.

Using our online TARIC code tool you can identify the correct TARIC code for your items.

If you are sending more than 2,000 items annually, please contact our team and a member of our team will be in contact regarding International sending solutions.

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