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Eligibility Criteria

Are You Eligible?

To be eligible for support under the Trade Export Pathway, businesses must:

  • Have less than 250 employees
  • Have the last full financial year turnover of more than £50,000 and less than £40m (or euro equivalent).
  • Be a business based in Ireland or Northern Ireland
  • Have a minimum of 12 months trading history

Sole Traders and partnerships that satisfy the eligibility criteria are welcome to apply.

Ineligible Sectors

Businesses involved in the following sectors are not considered eligible for the Trade Export Pathway support: retail, tourism, hospitality, primary agriculture, professional services. Businesses involved in practices associated with gambling, health risks or immoral activity or any other activity that may be negatively perceived and bring the reputation of InterTradeIreland into disrepute will not be supported.

If you are ineligible for our support under the Trade Pathway, we may still be able to provide you with access to the necessary guidance so that you are informed to trade cross-border. You can access this service here.

If you have questions regarding the Trade Export Pathway, you can get in touch directly with the team by email:

If your business meets the criteria, please proceed with your application.

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