Bahrain Accepts ATA Carnets 1st June 2014

Posted on: 01/06/2014

From 1st June 2014 the Kingdom of Bahrain became the 84th country/territory to join the ATA Carnet system and only the 2nd in the Middle East.  But will only accept ATA Carnets for Exhibitions and Fairs.

Some things to be aware of:

·        Carnets are NOT accepted for unaccompanied goods.

·        Carnet entries may be restricted to six months.

·        Carnets ARE accepted for transit operations.

·        Carnets are NOT accepted for postal traffic.

·        Bahrain does not allow partial or split shipments. Any shipment entering Bahrain must be re-exported in its entirety.

·        Bahrain Customs will only process Carnets from Saturday to Thursday 7am to 7pm


The National Guaranteeing Association is Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Read More:  ICC Press Release

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