Coming to live in Ireland

  • People who are planning to retire to Ireland need to know about living in Ireland, including housing, health services, social security and taxation.

  • List of organisations providing information and support to foreign nationals in Ireland.

  • The importation of pets into Ireland is strictly controlled. Information on the procedures for bringing your pet to Ireland.

  • Find out how to import your car and other motor vehicles into Ireland, and if you are liable to pay Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT).