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Advisory: Turkey Changes its Official Name to Türkiye

The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), the national guaranteeing and issuing association for the ATA Carnet in the U.S. announced that Turkey has officially changed its name to Türkiye.  Additionally, the new name of Türkiye’s National Guaranteeing Association is now Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Türkiye (TOBB).

USCIB Press Release 8/30/2022

This change does not affect the ATA Carnets which are currently in use.

The new name of the country and its national guaranteeing association will be indicated in the Carnet green cover sheets.

The ATA Carnet is an internationally accepted customs document for temporarily exported merchandise, goods, or professional equipment and allows cross border movement of goods import-duty and -tax free into any of the 87+ carnet countries and territories for up to a year.  Türkiye accepts the ATA Carnet for commercial samples, professional equipment and trade fairs and exhibitions.

Updated Customs Requirements on Carnets to Türkiye

Please contact a Carnet Specialist at the boomerang carnets® Carnet HelpLine®, (800) ATA-2900 / (800) 282-2900 or email us, for additional information if you are planning to use a Carnet for travel to Türkiye.