Carnet ATA

The Carnet ATA (Temporary Admission of goods) is a document that is used for a temporarily import of goods. The process of border clearance with Carnet ATA is accelerated without any further declaration or documentation at the frontier itself. Neither taxes nor duties have to been paid as long as the merchandise will not be used and is only intended for re-export. A Carnet ATA only can be used for 75 contracting states and in following cases:

  • Exhibition goods
  • Product samples
  • Professional equipment items as e.g. film, music group tour, news-press, tools…