Information for Exporters and Importers
Market Access Database – MADB
The Market Access Database (MADB) gives information to companies exporting from the EU about import conditions in third country markets.
The MADB can be accessed here: MADB
Using the links below will help you access the specific section of the website you require:
- Duties & taxes on imports of products into specific countries
- Procedures & documents required for customs clearance in the partner country
- Trade flows in goods between EU and non-EU countries
- Main barriers affecting your exports
- Food safety/animal health/plant health measures
- Preferential agreements & rules of origin
TARIC – Integrated Tariff of the European Community
A multilingual database covering all measures relating to tariff, commercial and agricultural legislation. It gives economic operators a clear view of what they need to do when importing or exporting goods. It helps answer questions such as “Where do I classify my goods?” or “What is the legislation applicable to import?”
For further information on TARIC, click here: TARIC
EBTI – Binding Tariff Information
EBTI provides traders with EU-wide legal certainty about the tariff classification of the goods that they intend to import or export. The database contains all Binding tariff information that has been issued on request by customs of EU Member States and that is still valid today.
For further information on EBTI, click here: EBTI
Export and Import Licensing
Some types of goods require licences before they can be exported to or imported from particular countries. The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation are responsible for the issuing of Export and Import Licences.
For further information, contact the DJEI Licensing Unit: DJEI
Information for Exporters and Importers from Revenue and Customs
The Revenue website is a comprehensive source of information for both exporters and importers. Information on the documentation required in importing/exporting goods from/to countries outside of the European Union can be found at the Importing and Exporting webpage – click here to visit this page.
Revenue has also made available the following guides, which you can access by clicking on the hyperlinks below:
A Guide to Customs Import Procedures
A Guide to Customs Export Procedures