ATA and CPD carnets

Goods admissible into the UK on an ATA carnet

Goods are allowed into the UK under an ATA carnet for particular uses subject to certain conditions that apply to each category. These conditions must be checked carefully before considering an ATA carnet for any particular application.

Read more about which goods are permitted into the UK under an ATA carnet.

The following goods are not allowed into the UK under an ATA carnet:

  • goods imported for sale or for sale by auction
  • goods temporarily imported or exported for processing or repair
  • means of transport temporarily imported for private or commercial transport use in the UK
  • goods which will be subject to an export refund claim
  • alcoholic beverages, tobacco goods and fuel for consumption
  • goods imported by post
  • containers, pallets and packaging