European Union (EU)

Accepts ATA Carnets for Commercial Samples, Professional Equipment, and Exhibitions and Fairs

Embassy in the U.S.

Delegation of the European Union to the United States

2175 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037 USA
Tel: 202.862.9500
Fax: 202.429.1766

U.S. Commercial Service Export Assistance European Union Country Portal
Download the European Union Country Guide

ATA Carnet Specifics

European Union (EU) and ATA Carnet Once the ATA Carnet has been validated into one EU country no additional customs clearance is required when traveling between EU member countries. The ATA Carnet and the goods can be imported into one EU country and then re-exported out of another country without any problem. For recommendations on how to handle your ATA Carnet, please call your ATA Carnet Help Desk at 1.800.Carnets (1.800.227.6387) or email us at

EU Countries include:

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

*At this time, the UK remains a member of the EU and will continue to accept Carnets that enter and exist within EU countries.

Trade Shows

EUROCOAT: International exhibition and congress for the paint, printing ink, varnish, glue and adhesive industries
EXPOSHOOTING: International Trade Fair for Shooting
JUBINALE: Jewelry & Watches Trade Fair