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Traveller's points of entry

Traveller's points of entry


In accordance with Article 34 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 on the non-commercial movement of pet animals, the following are designated Travellers’ Points of Entry (TPOE) through which pet dogs, cats and ferrets from third countries may arrive in Ireland.

Pets entering Ireland form non-EU countries may enter through

  • Cork Airport
  • Dublin Airport
  • Shannon Airport
  • Ringaskiddy Seaport
  • Rosslare Ferry Port

All pets undergo compliance checks on arrival

To arrange compliance checks please e-mail the following in advance of travel:

Pets arriving through Cork airport        

Pets arriving through Dublin airport     

Pets arriving through Shannon airport 

Pets arriving through Ringaskiddy       

Pets arriving through Rosslare ferry port


Please include the following information:

  • Date and time of arrival
  • Port of entry
  • Name
  • Paperwork the pet will be travelling with EU Pet passport OR EU (Annex III) Health Certificate
  • Flight Number
  • Number of animals to be checked.