US Preclearance for Private Aircraft

Shannon Airport is the only airport in Europe to offer full US preclearance for private aircraft.

Full US preclearance of private aircraft allows passengers to make all the necessary immigration, customs and agriculture inspections at Shannon before departure to the US thus allowing a more efficient arrival process at their destination.

For further information on preclearance please download the Private Air Preclearance Summary Guide

This document outlines:

  1. The 7-step outline for private aircraft preclearance procedures.
  2. The most recent list of CBP/USDA approved airports for precleared private flights.
  3. The Shannon Private Aircraft Program FAQs, including the service request telephone number.

What private aircraft services are available at Shannon?

Shannon offers approved handling agents and aviation fuel services.

Charges for the provision of this service are available in our Miscellaneous Charges Booklet.

Full information on preclearance and other details on private aircraft processing are available on www.cbp.gov

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