About ATA Carnet

What is a ATA Carnet ?

It is a passport for goods (a set of colour coded forms)

  • allows duty/tax free admission of goods
  • goods must be totally re-exported/re-imported within time limits stipulated by Customs authorities

An internationally accepted Customs Document, issued by an authorised Chamber of Commerce.

Allows the temporary  import and export of goods without the need for raising bonds, duty, tax and Customs formalities in one or a number of participating countries.
In Qatar, ATA Carnets are issued by the Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

  1. Commercial samples and advertising film
  2. Goods for international exhibitions
  3. Professional equipment such as:
    • Press and broadcasting equipment
    • Cinematographic/musical equipment
    • Surgical equipment
    • Educational equipment
    • Costumes, scenery & other stage properties
  • Travelling business/sales executives
  • Technicians
  • Fair exhibitors
  • Professional individuals and teams:
  • Film crew
  • Surgeons
  • Architects
  • Artists
  • Engineers
  • Educationalists
  • Entertainers, etc

COUNTRIES IN WHICH THE ATA CARNET SYSTEM IS IN FORCE
78 Countries in which the ATA Carnet System is in force

Albania

Algeria

Andorra

Australia

Austria

Bahrain (for Exhibition only)

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China (for Exhibition only)

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

India (for Exhibition only)

Indonesia (wef 15/5/2015 for Exhibition and Professional Equipment only)

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Ivory Coast

Japan

Kazakhstan (wef 1/4/2017)

Korea, Rebublic Of

Latvia

Lebanon

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malaysia

Malta

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Pakistan (for Exhibition and Professional Equipment only)

Poland

Portugal

State Of Qatar

Romania

Russia

Senegal

Serbia

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sweden

Switzerland

Thailand

Tunisia

Turkey

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates – Dubai and Abu Dhabi (For Exhibition only)

United Kingdom

United States of America

The fees for the application of ATA Carnets is as follows :-

Item QCCI Members in QR Non-Members in QR
Application Fee 1,000 2,000
Additional Country* (each) 100 200
Urgent Processing Fee (1 working day) 500 500
Urgent Processing Fee (2 working day) 400 250
Urgent Processing Fee (3 working day) 250 250
Additional Sheets for Listing Products (each) 25 50
Cancel The Carnet 500 500

*Applicable to ATA Carnet

ATA Carnet Counter Operational Hours

Sunday  to Thursday : 7.00 AM to 2:00 PM  

Submission of Carnet Applications

7.00 AM to 2:00 PM  

Collection of Approved Carnets / Query Notes 7.00 AM to 2:00 PM  

Friday/Saturday/ Public Holiday

Closed 

The Chamber is the only organization in Qatar authorized to issue and guarantee ATA Carnets to facilitate the temporary import of exhibition/advertising materials,  commercial samples and professional equipment into one or a number of foreign countries without payment of duties/taxes. This service is available to members at concessionary rates.
For more information .

For more information on ATA Carnet , please contact

Mr. Abdul-Latif Al-Breiki
Certificate Of Origin Services
Qatar Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
Tel: (+)974 -4455 9178
Fax: (+)974- 4466 1721
E-mail: Abdullateef@qcci.org

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