Register and Apply

ATA Carnets can be obtained from one of our service providers. Please click on a logo below to simply Register and Apply.

Processing Fees

Fee Types



$1 - $9,999$235
$10,000 - $49,999$280
$50,000 - $149,999$340
$150,000 - $399,999$385
$400,000 - $999,999$435
Over $1,000,000$475

Continuation Sheets (GL)

$10 per additional page

Additional Sets

$20 per set
Post Issue of Original Carnet$75, minimum

Replacement Carnet

Replacement - Application$275
Replacement - Activation$175

Expedited Options: Expedited and same-day delivery may be available. Check with your issuing office for costs and availability. Additional charges may apply.

Delivery Options: Check with your issuing office for availability. Courier charges apply.


Security Deposits

All Carnets require a security deposit equal to 40% of the value of the General List.
Exception: Carnets issued for Brazil require a security deposit equal to 60% of the value of the General List. For India, the security deposit will be equal to 55% of the value of the General List.

Road vehicles covered by a Carnet require 100% security for corporations or 150% if the Holder is an individual, and all vehicles visiting China require a minimum of 100% security deposit.


Certified checks and money orders are made payable to your Carnet issuing Service Provider, boomerang carnets or Roanoke Trade (minimum $100).


Surety bonds may be obtained through our Service providers who are carnet bond specialists or from any of the 200 companies authorized by the U.S. Treasury Department, admitted in New York State, and have an A.M. Best rating of A- or better. Bond premiums are typically 1% of the bond amount (a minimum premium may apply).


In lieu of a cash deposit or bond, federal government agencies may remit an RCD of $250 per Carnet. Agencies must also complete the Application for Waiver of Security.  Effective January 1, 2010, non-Federal Government Agencies are required to post a standard security deposit in the form of cash or a surety bond as explained above.


As of January 1, 2010 Written Agreement in lieu of a cash or a bond and is only available to select members. For further details please contact your service provider.

Cash deposits and RCDs are returned in full. Surety bonds are terminated once the original Carnets have been returned for cancellation and no claims are anticipated by Carnet HQ. While Carnets are good for up to one year, if a claim arises, it may be necessary to hold the security deposit until the claim is resolved.

Power of Attorney

If a customs broker, freight forwarder or agent is preparing the application on behalf of a Carnet holder, a Power of Attorney must accompany this application.  Please contact your service provider for a Power of Attorney form.

EEI – Electronic Export Information Filing

Effective May 15, 2015, ATA Carnets are exempted from the filing of Electronic Export Information (EEI) through the Automated Export System (AES). The Final Rule of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), 15 CFR Part 30, eliminates the reporting requirements for temporary exports, which includes Carnets and goods previously imported on a Temporary Import Bond (TIB) . Items requiring export licenses or permits must continue to file EEI/AES.

Know Before You go

Please check this list for helpful information on applying for and using your Carnet


Call 1.800.538.8937


Staff Contact:   Glendy Sung

Vice President, Carnet Operations
Tel: 212.703.5073

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