Countries That Accept the Carnet

ATA Carnet

An ATA Carnet can be a useful tool in order to avoid paying specific taxes or other fees on items entering another country. However, every country is different. Some will accept a Carnet while others will not. Naturally, each country has its own specific policies in place on how they deal with this system, so before filing for one, you should make sure you are abiding by all of the countrys rules.

List of Countries That Take It

Over 90 countries accept the Carnet, so this list is not all-inclusive, but it should give you a good idea of the range of this valuable item:

  • Australia
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • United States

How to Know Your Carnet Will Work

The law surrounding Carnets can get tricky if you are unfamiliar with the area, but a skilled representative should be able to tell you everything you need to know. Speaking to a professional in the field can give you peace of mind that your Carnet will work and that you will not have to spend a fortune on taxes and other customs fees.

Many more countries accept an ATA Carnet than just the ones given above. Do your research beforehand to make sure you will be able to bring all your materials into a given country.