Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about doing business in Ireland.

Summaries of market research reports prepared on specific industry sectors by the U.S. Commercial Service are available at our Market Research Library. You will find additional information in our Country Commercial Guide.

Check out our separate all-Europe website.  Market information prepared by other European Commercial Service offices are also available in our Market Research Library. You may view a complete list of our offices worldwide.

The U.S. Mission to the European Union can provide helpful information about EU standards and regulations, how to access markets in key sectors, find procurement opportunities and much more.  For more detailed information, please refer to U.S. Mission to the European Union or visit

For detailed customs and tariff information please visit the Office of the Revenue Commissioners.  Additional information may also be obtained from the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland publishes a business directory every year.  It is a reference for Irish-American business relations and includes a membership directory with contact information.  For further details, please visit AmCham Ireland.

We do not deal with customs regulations for shipments to the United States. Please see U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection for more information.

An International Trade Specialist at your nearest Export Assistant Center can assist you to obtain market information and provide information about the wide range of U.S. Commercial Service export promotion programs and services.

The U.S. Commercial Service in Ireland offers a variety of services and tools to help U.S. exporters find partners.  Please refer to our “Find Business Partners in Ireland” section for a list of our services – or contact one of our Commercial Specialists directly.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Trade Office at the Embassy in London assists U.S. exporters of agricultural products. Please contact