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ATA Carnets

Including Temporary Export.


Simplifying Customs formalities and reducing the amount of paperwork

If you’re exporting goods from GB temporarily and/or for a specific purpose, it’s worthwhile checking what documents or processes might be available. ATA Carnet avoids you having to pay duty on goods such as samples for use at trade fairs, sales meetings or publicity materials.

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About ATA Carnets

The ATA Carnet acts as a passport for goods, and simplifies the customs formalities, by reducing the amount of paper required. ATA Carnets are valid for a maximum of 12-months and can cover multiple trips to the EU and other countries in the scheme.

The Chamber can handle all these enquiries, and the practical elements, for you – taking away any confusion and ensuring you’re using the right documents while avoiding unnecessary costs and charges.

Do you need help or advice?

To apply for an ATA Carnet, please register with the East Midlands Chamber

frequently asked questions

A few things you might want to know

ATA Carnets can be used for countries from Albania to the USA with many countries in between, including those in the European Union.

For information on ATA Carnets for EU and other countries click here.

View the guide on how to use an ATA Carnet once it has been issued. For more information or advice regarding this service just get in touch by calling 0333 320 0333 or emailing