With our over 30 years of experience, we help you prepare for a successful transfer of residence application. We begin this process before you even load your container.
If you have resided outside of Ireland for a minimum of 12 months, you are eligible to claim a transfer of residence application of goods you have owned for a minimum of 6 months. This allows you to import your used personal effects, used household goods and vehicle without paying duty/VAT. The more documents you can provide, the better.
IMPORTANT: Your belongings can only be imported up to 364 days from your original date of moving with this exemption!
For more information, visit the Irish Revenue website.
What documents are required for a successful TOR Application?
US Based Documents showing your name and address:
Irish Based Proof of Address Documents
Your Irish address evidence documents must be dated after your listed arrival date on the C&E form or right before your arrival.
You need at least 3 sources. Choose from:
Tools of trade are NOT EXEMPT from duty and VAT. We recommend keeping any receipts you have, pictures, and making a detailed list of the tools you are importing. You will be charges VAT + duty.
As of January 2021:
IMPORTANCE OF ACCURATE INVENTORY
FAILURE TO DECLARE ITEMS CAN RESULT IN MASSIVE FINANCIAL PENALTIES AND FRUSTRATION. It is VITAL to prepare an accurate inventory to prevent :
Containers can be inspected at any point of the supply chain. Here are some common methods customs departments use to examine a container: