If you bring food or plants back to Northern Ireland for your own use, this is called a ‘personal import’. Bringing some foodstuffs and related products into European Union (EU) countries is illegal because they can carry animal and plant pests and diseases.
Can I bring food to UK from Ireland?
You can bring the following into Great Britain from any country without any restrictions: bread, but not sandwiches filled with meat or dairy products.
What is the Duty-Free allowance from UK to Ireland?
How much Duty-Free product am I allowed to bring on my return journey from the UK back into Ireland? 16 litres of beer, 4 litres of still wine, 1 litre of spirits or 2 litres of sparkling wine, fortified wine or any alcoholic beverage less than 22% ABV.
What are the Duty-Free limits?
Since the start of the year, the worldwide duty-free limits per person for alcohol brought in to Great Britain (GB) are: Beer – 42 litres. Still wine – 18 litres. Spirits or sparkling wine – 4 litres.
Can I take a sandwich to Northern Ireland?
What food products can you bring into Northern Ireland? If you’re travelling from a country within the EU, you can bring any fresh meat, dairy or other animal products (for example, fish, eggs and honey) – into NI.
Can you take food on ferry to Ireland?
Customs Allowances / Restrictions & Duty Free. Passengers arriving from GB will not be able to take meat, milk or products containing them into EU countries from 1 January 2021. There are some exceptions, for example certain amounts of powdered infant milk, infant food, or pet food required for medical reasons.
Can I take canned meat to EU?
Carrying animal products, food or plants in the EU
If you are travelling in the EU you can carry meat or dairy products with you as long as they are for your own personal consumption.
How can I import food into Ireland?
These foods must enter Ireland through a specific entry point called a Border Control Post (BCP).
Controls carried out on food and food contact materials imports include:
- documentary checks.
- identity checks, and.
- physical checks.
How much cash can you carry through an airport?
No one cares how much money you carry through an airport, but if you go through customs, they will care. For example, if you are traveling to the US, you must declare any amount over $10,000 US to customs. Amount applies per family.
How much cash can I bring to UK from Ireland?
You must declare cash of €10,000 or more if you carry it between Northern Ireland and any non-EU country. You must also declare cash of €10,000 or more if you’re arriving in Northern Ireland from Great Britain.
What can I bring back from EU after Brexit?
If you’re travelling to Great Britain (England, Wales or Scotland) from outside the UK, your personal allowances mean you can bring in a certain amount of goods without paying tax or duty.
- 200 cigarettes.
- 100 cigarillos.
- 50 cigars.
- 250g tobacco.
- 200 sticks of tobacco for electronic heated tobacco devices.
Can we buy duty free after Brexit?
After Brexit has been finalised, the excise and customs duty allowances will be the same as the allowances for bringing back goods from non-EU countries, and you will be able to declare goods online.
Can I buy duty free after Brexit?
Since 1st January 2021, residents of England, Scotland and Wales shopping in the EU (or Northern Ireland) are eligible to shop tax-free on certain goods as a private consumer.
Can I bring meat from UK to Ireland?
You cannot import meat or dairy products for your personal consumption from almost all non-EU countries. Limited quantities of certain other products may be imported provided their country of origin is an EU-approved country.
Can I bring food from England to Northern Ireland?
You can bring an unlimited amount of most goods directly into NI from the EU, for example, you can bring in any alcohol, tobacco, meat and dairy products – as long as they are for your own use and carried in your luggage.
Can I take tea bags to Europe after Brexit?
Tea bags are OK, because they contain neither meat nor dairy products. Marmite, a vegan spread, can be brought into the EU, but Bovril cannot because it contains beef stock.