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Taking your Firearms into the Republic of Ireland

We would like to inform our members that in order to bring your firearms into the Republic you need to obtain a visitors pass from An Garda. The following is a list of documentation you will need. You will normally then submit your form to the Superintendent in whose area you are going to visit.

 

We would like to inform our members that in order to bring your firearms into the Republic you need to obtain a visitors pass from An Garda. The following is a list of documentation you will need. You will normally then submit your form to the Superintendent in whose area you are going to visit.

1. Your Original European Firearms pass. A copy will not suffice.

(If you do not have one you can visit the PSNI website and download and European Firearms Pass application form and apply for it. There is no charge from the PSNI for this).

2. If you are joining a club or syndicate enclose a copy of your membership card or a letter of confirmation from your gun club or syndicate secretary.

3. If you are Deer Hunting you will also require a Deer Hunting Licence from Duchas, National Parks and Wildlife, Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

or it can downloaded by Clicking Here 

Please note if you are deer hunting Duchas will require you to have insurance cover. So if you do not have it you can contact Countryside Alliance Ireland and become a member.

4. There is different cost for the Non Residents Firearms Certificate depending on the type of firearm you wish to have on your certificate.

5. The application form can be downloaded by Clicking Here  

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