Customs Clearance2023-06-30T11:29:59+00:00

Customs clearance

Customs clearance

Customs Clearance Agent Ireland

At Emerald Freight, we believe in providing a smooth and efficient transport and logistics service to ensure the seamless processing of all imported goods arriving in Ireland. What’s more, handling this process on behalf of our clients ensures that there are no delays when deliveries are expected. As Customs Clearance Agents in Ireland, we can support you by performing the necessary declarations and efficiently process any incoming freight to minimise delays.

To find out about our custom broker services, contact us.

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What We Do For You

Our service is essential if you want to eliminate the risk of your imports being held when they arrive at one of the ports or airports in Ireland. Our Customs Clearance agents in Dublin will submit the declarations through the Automated Import System that handles all validations, processing, duty accounting and release of goods.

In addition to the specialist customs services, we offer forwarding through our sea freight, air freight and road transport services.

Customs Clearance Services

We can provide additional services that will improve the efficiency of getting cargo cleared through customs.

Import Declaration Service

We will take care of the customs declaration process for all of your goods that are arriving in Ireland. We can take care of everything and make VAT & Duty payments using our deferment account.

Export Declaration Service

Prior to shipping your goods, if you need assistance with the export paperwork, get in contact with our team. We will complete the necessary paperwork to ensure you remain compliant wherever you’re transporting your shipment.

Outsourced Customs Service

If you’re unsure of what is required, our agents will remove the hassle for you and provide Customs brokerage services.

Completion of Community Health Entry Documents

We provide services to complete all regulatory documents for when you are importing or exporting a wide selection of food stuffs and organic products etc.

Safety & Security Declarations & PBN Notifications

Our team will prepare Safety & Security Declarations and Pre Boarding Notifications that demonstrate the products are cleared for shipping and the appropriate paperwork is in place demonstrating compliance to regulations in destination countries.

Tariff Assistance

We can provide clear and definitive advice on commodity codes and tariffs and ensure that your products are correctly covered and fully compliant for customs purposes.

Why Choose Emerald Freight?

If you are looking to employ a Customs broker in Ireland, Emerald Freight are an effective, Irish customs contact who can provide the right advice to help you navigate the confusion that exists around importing and exporting goods.

In addition to being international shipping and transport specialists, we are customs clearance brokers and agents who can help you to conform to the requirements laid down by the Government to ensure that any products being imported or exported, are safe and compliant.

Import/Export Customs Clearance Is In Our Capable Hands

If you regularly transport products and need help with import and export paperwork and services, our agents have the skills and experience to help you simplify the process. We aim to make the customs clearance process less daunting, allowing you to get on with building your business.

Speak to one of the team today to discuss what support you need and we will detail how we can help you make customs easier to navigate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to complete Customs declarations?2023-04-11T23:20:14+00:00

It’s important to demonstrate that the products you are shipping or importing are compliant and meet with the local regulations of the final destination. The paperwork also details the commercial value of the products being transported and import duties and VAT are paid based on those values.

Why Do I Need A Customs Agent?2023-04-11T23:20:18+00:00

A customs agent will make the process of completing any declaration paperwork a lot easier. They are specialists and will ensure that your company remains compliant regardless of what you are transporting.

Will I Have To Pay Taxes On Everything My Company Imports2023-04-11T23:20:22+00:00

It depends on where the consignment originates from. If the products are from another country outside the EU, and the value of the consignment is greater than €22.00 it is likely that you will need to pay duty on the full value of the products you are importing.


We helped lots of companies with our customs services. Take a read through what some of our clients have to say about how we’ve helped them.

John West have worked with Emerald Freight for over seven years. We find the team at Emerald to be engaged & reactive placing a high value on customer satisfaction. Their professional & friendly approach makes them a perfect partner for John West.

Jenny Larkin

Commercial Operations, John west Ireland

I have been using Emerald for about 4 or 5 years and have NEVER had one single issue, every transaction has been smooth and everything taken care off, Lilianna is fantastic as my contact point. Quick happy responses. Keep it up guys

Matt Gregg


We are completely satisfied with the service provided by the Emerald Freight team. Competitive rates, highly reliable and great people to deal with.

Darren McManus

Order Fulfillment Manager Mission Critical Environments Division Subzero Engineering

We have been dealing with Emerald Freight for 7 years, they oversee all our Asian imports. They are always professional and friendly and provide an excellent and efficient service. Always on hand to answer any shipping queries.

Tracy Fitzgerald

Purchasing Manager MVI Hazel

Homecare Medical Supplies entrusted Emerald Freight with organizing their inward freight several years ago and have never looked back. The team are fast, friendly, informative and always willing to go that extra mile to get the job done. Would highly recommend them for their efficient all round service.

Sarah Burke

Homecare Medical

We have been using Emerald Freight for approximately three years and have always found them to be prompt, efficient, knowledgeable, courteous and good value. Would highly recommend them as they make what can be a tricky process seem easy.

Peter Brady

CTO Action 24

I have been dealing with Emerald Freight for over 4 years now and I have always found the staff to be very polite, prompt and informative. As well as being price competitive, Emerald Freight always keep me advised (even if shipments get delayed!) – as a customer I appreciate this.

Anne Rolston

Money Point Ltd.
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