Cork Airport

Customs & Immigration Information 

The Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) is responsible for immigration operations (including passport control) at Cork Airport.

If you have any queries relating to Passport Control or Immigration, you can find out more here.


EU Arrivals

  • If your journey was entirely within the EU, use the Blue channel after reclaiming your baggage. Customs officers will monitor this area and may operate checks.

  • If you have something to declare to Customs, you should go to the Red Point.

Non-EU Arrivals

  • After reclaiming your baggage, you will be required to clear customs. Duty and tax-free allowances are indicated within the Customs Hall.

  • Use the Red Point to declare goods in excess of the allowance and commercial goods. 

  • Use the Green channel if you have nothing to declare in excess of the allowance. Do not use the Blue channel.

  • If in doubt, use the Red Point.

For a detailed breakdown of personal allowances for European Union or Non-European Union travel, click here.