Ukraine (UA)

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

ATA Carnet Guarantee Association

Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

33, Vul Velyka Zhytomyrska,
Kiev 01601
Tel: (380.44) 279.2343
Fax: (380.44) 278.2704

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Embassy of Ukraine

3350 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007 USA
Tel: 202.349.2920
Fax: 202.333.0817

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ATA Carnet Specifics

The customs procedure of internal transit from border Customs offices to internal Customs offices, involving the use of blue transit sheets, applies only if the Customs office at the place of arrival (located at the border) is not authorized to proceed the customs clearance of the following categories of goods:

  1. Only the following specialized customs offices are authorized to carry out the customs clearance for jewelry, antiques and cultural valuables under cover of an ATA Carnet:
    • Specialized Customs point (12, Smolnaya street, Moscow);
    • Malahit Customs point (27, Gogol Street, Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Region, 620057);
    • North-West Excise Customs point (40 «а», Kulturi avenue, Saint-Petersburg);
    • Kaliningrad Excise Customs point (16, Druzhbi street, Bagrationovsk, Kaliningrad Region).

Once cleared by the specialized Customs offices, the goods can then circulate freely within the entire territory of the Russian Federation.

  1. Goods requiring special authorization or license to be temporarily admitted (e. g. dual-use goods).
  2. ATA Carnets must imperatively contain two sets of blue transit sheets.

For transit between Ukraine and Russia, the following ports at the border crossing are authorized to process ATA Carnets:
Dolzhanskyy (UA) – Novo-Shakhtinsk (RU)
Krasna Talivka (UA) – Voloshino (RU)
Hoptivka (UA) – Nekhoteyevka (RU)
Bachivsk (UA) – Troebortneye (RU)

Ukraine Customs require obligatory documents to be presented with Carnets at the time of customs clearance. This rule is applicable to all intended use.

Documents require for customs clearance are:

  • ATA Carnet
  • Contract between foreign and Ukrainian counterparts mentioning the place, date, and conditions under which the following presentation of samples will take place (or Invitation Letter)
  • CMR (or other transportation document)

Without these documents the ATA Carnet will not be accepted for customs clearance. When a Holder doesn’t present these documents, Ukraine customs may ask the Holder to leave the goods at customs.

Due to the recent situation in Crimea ATA Carnet privileges are currently suspended for entry into Crimea and Sevastopol. Our understanding is that ATA Carnets are welcome everywhere else in Ukraine.

Ukraine Customs:
Dolzhanskyy (UA) – NovoShakhtinsk (RU)
Krasna Talivka (UA) – Voloshino (RU)
Hoptivka (UA) – Nekhoteyevka (RU)
Bachivsk (UA) – Troebortneye (RU)

If you have any questions please contact your ATA Carnet Help Desk at 310-352-1122 or by email at

Ukraine Customs

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