Transportation of Goods Between Ireland & UK After Brexit
Importing Goods into Ireland from the UK
If the UK leaves the EU without negotiating a deal as “third country”, goods imported from the United Kingdom will require a customs declaration and may be subject to licence requirements and to payment of duties and VAT when, and where, they are brought into Ireland.
Exporting Goods from Ireland to the UK
Any goods exported from Ireland to the United Kingdom will require a customs declaration when leaving Ireland, may be subject to controls and requirements.
Depending on the what the United Kingdom Government enact, goods may require a customs declaration on entry into the UK and will, generally, be subject to payment of duties and VAT when, and where, they are brought into Britain.
Good shipped from Ireland to the European Continent via the United Kingdom
Goods shipped from Ireland to the European continent, via the UK ‘land bridge’, will be classified as transit goods, and require a customs transit declaration. The shipment will require interaction with offices of departure and destination in the EU and with Office of Transit in the UK. Transit goods may be subject to control, leaving and re-entering the EU. Goods in transit are required to provide a financial guarantee to the authorities of the country through which they pass.