ATA/CPD Carnets

Introduction


ATA (Admission Temporaire/Temporary Admission Carnet) and CPD (Carnet de Passages en Douane) carnets are international customs documents that permit the duty-free and tax-free temporary export and import of goods for up to one year.

 

ATA/CPD Carnets cover:

 

Professional equipment

Goods for presentation or use at trade fairs, shows, exhibitions and the like

Commercial samples

 

That means almost everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary, the usual and unusual: computers, repair tools, photographic and film equipment, musical instruments, industrial machinery, vehicles, jewelry, clothing, medical appliances, aircraft, race horses, prehistoric artifacts, ballet costumes, rock group sound systems, etc.

If you can name it, and it is not consumable or perishable, then it can probably be covered by an ATA/CPD Carnets.

Taiwan recognizes CPD Carnets from 41 countries.

 

 

Americas

Canada, United States

European Union

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Asia

Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India

Pacific

Australia, New Zealand

Middle-East

Israel

Africa

South Africa

 

 

Application Checklist

 

Completed application form

ATA/CPD Carnet form

Banker's draft or cash / bank guarantee

Copy of identity card / copy of Business Registration Certificate

 

 

Contact

 

Coordination Section

Planning and Finance Department

Taiwan External Trade Development Council

Tel: (02) 2725-5200 # 1404 Ms. Yang/ # 1789 Ms. Yen

Fax: (02) 27578 6632

 

Link (only in Chinese):

http://info.taiwantrade.com/CH/resources/MAIN/MP/TCS3/custom/custom_1.htm#6