Travelling with cash

Where to make your declaration of cash of €10,000 or more

You must give your completed cash declaration form to customs at the:

  • airport
  • port
  • or
  • land frontier

through which you enter or leave the European Union (EU).

Dublin Airport

If you depart from Dublin Airport, you should make your cash declaration by using the courtesy phone to contact the main customs office. The courtesy phone is found in the public area of the arrivals hall.

If you arrive at Dublin Airport, you should give your cash declaration form to a customs officer in the red channel.

Shannon Airport

If you depart from Shannon Airport, you should make your cash declaration in the customs booth in the transit lounge. If the customs booth is unattended, you should put your cash declaration form in the box provided.

If you arrive in Shannon Airport, you should make your cash declaration to a customs officer in the customs hall. If a customs officer is not present, you should put your declaration form in the post box provided.

Knock Airport

At Knock Airport the cash declaration forms are available in the arrivals hall. They can be found on the wall opposite baggage belt no. 1 in the baggage reclaim area.

In the departures area, the cash declaration forms are available in the screening area at the entrance to the departure lounge.

If a customs officer is not present, you should place your completed cash declaration form in the post box provided.

Other airports and ports

If you depart or arrive at other airports or ports, you should make your cash declaration by contacting the customs authorities at these airports or ports. 

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