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Removals to Ireland – Frequently Asked Questions

by MatthewMoving to Ireland

How much does it cost to move from the UK to Ireland with MyCheapRemovals?

The cost of your removal to Ireland depends on two main factors: the volume of your belongings and the distance between your old and new homes.

In terms of volume, we offer two types of removals: small (5 and 10 cubic meters of volume) and large (15, 20 and 30 cubic meters).

For example, if you are moving from London to Dublin, a small removal (5 cubic meters) would cost £1169. If you are moving the contents of a house (minimum 15 cubic meters), prices would start from £1919.

Another route for a better perspective on prices for removals from the UK to Ireland is Manchester to Cork. A small removal option would start from £1169 and a large removal from £2339.

Please keep in mind this, to book a removal service with MyCheapRemovals, we are asking for only 10% of the deposit.

How long does it take for my belongings to arrive in Ireland?

Delivery times from the UK to Ireland vary depending on the chosen volume. Dedicated 15, 20, and 30 cubic meter options typically take 1 -2 days, while part-load options (5 m3 and 10 m3) may take up to 3 days. This is because part-load options require you to share the loading capacity with other customers, which can increase delivery times.

For dedicated options, the loading capacity of the van is at your exclusive disposal. The goods once loaded go straight to the delivery address, without any additional stops. In this option, you can expect delivery even 48 hours after the collection.
5, 10, and 15 cubic meters would work for customers who opt for smaller removals. Obviously, these volume options are way cheaper. However, it requires a 3-day slot for collection and might slightly postpone the delivery which may take up to 72 hours.

I’m moving to Ireland – what documents I will need?

The documents that you will need to submit to us include the following:

  1. The inventory list includes:
    • total number of items
    • the volume of each item and the total volume (can be an estimate)
    • the value of each item and the total value (can be an estimate)
    • the statement, that the goods are over 6 months old
    • date and handwritten/electronic signature (you can print the list, sign it and send the photos/scan etc.)
  2. A copy of your passport/ID,
  3. Proof of the destination address (current bank statements or credit/debit card statements, current utility bills, a rental contract, storage contract etc),
  4. Proof of living in the previous address for the last 12 months.
    Here is a list of Valid documents (one of them should be enough):

    • Council TAX Bill
    • Utility bill showing 12 months old history
    • Payslip for the last 12 months
    • Job contract
    • Tax Return
  5. Filled in non-cession document
  6. Filled-in CERFA

We send the forms of the last two documents for you to fill in.

What are the living costs in Ireland in comparison to the UK?

Well, quality of life is judged to be higher in Ireland. The cost of living in Ireland can be slightly higher than that of the UK. This is mostly because rents, taxes, and goods are more expensive in Ireland.
Ireland is among the best countries to live in worldwide. It provides a great quality of life to its residents and is a leader in developed free countries, and healthcare is also highly prized.
The UK is perfect for you if you thrive in bustling energy, want a diverse culture, and have tons of career opportunities.
If you want a more laid-back lifestyle, then Ireland will be great for you. With a close-knit environment and strong community ties, you will feel at home real quick in Ireland! Not to forget all the stunning nature for you to relax in.

Can I move to Ireland with my pet?

Yes, it is possible to take your pet with you when you move to Ireland from the UK.
However, it is highly important to arrange the essential paperwork and choose the pet-friendly means of transport.

Required documents for moving from a non-EU country with your pet, are as follows (please note – because of Brexit, all non-EU requirements also apply to UK pet owners as of 2020):

  • Microchip or tattoo identification issued before 2011
  • European pet passport
  • Vaccination against rabies
  • Pets from certain countries need to have a blood test for rabies (serological test) too.
  • Declaration to state that the relocation of the pet is for non-commercial purposes

You must bring the original test certificate, or a copy received from the lab, with you when you come to Ireland.

If the blood test is taken in a non-EU country, the three-month waiting period will always apply.

If your pet is travelling to another EU country first and you have a check there, then your pet does not need another check on entry into Ireland. If however, you entered another EU country and were unable to arrange a check to be carried out there, you must arrange a compliance check on arrival into Ireland.

Remember – if you are planning a move to Ireland – check our offer – small and large removals to Ireland for the best price.


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