Customs document used for the temporary exportation, transit and temporary exportation, transit and temporary admission of goods for specific purpose, e.g. for displays, exhibitions and fairs as professional equipment and as commercial samples.
a multi-voucher customs document that enables the holder to transport professional equipment, trade-fair products and merchandise samples temporarily into or through foreign countries without having to pay customs or other duties
Issued by an internationally recognised Chamber of Commerce, an ATA Carnet is an international customs document that permits the duty-free and tax-free temporary import of goods for up to one year. ATA Carnets cover most goods except perishable or consumable items or goods for processing or repair.
customs) ATA stands for the combined French and English words "Admission Temporair/Temporary Admission" An ATA Carnet is an international customs document which may be used for the temporary duty-free admission of certain goods into a country in lieu of the usual customs documents required. The carnet serves as a guarantee against the payment of customs duties.
A document used for the temporary importation of merchandise into a country without having to pay customs duties or complete customs entry documents. The carnet acts as an indemnity or guaranty to customs in the event that the merchandise is not re-exported and duties must be paid. The relevant duties will be paid by the issuer of the carnet. (Sometimes a standby letter of credit is used in lieu of a "carnet.")
an international customs document that may be used to import certain goods, such as professional equipment, commercial samples, or advertising material, duty free. The carnet guarantees duty payment if the goods are not re-exported.
A Carnet is a form issued by the United States Council for International Business specifically designed for freight or cargo that will only be in a country for a temporary period of time. It is similar to a passport in that it simplifies the importing process. One example use of an ATA Carnet would be for International Show Horses that travel from country to country on a regular basis. This method prevents the client from paying duties or posting bonds.
An ATA Carnet is issued by an authorized Chamber of Commerce to allow temporary export and subsequent re-import of professional equipment, commercial samples and goods for exhibition or trade fairs without payment of customs duty on deposit of a bond.