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Convention concerning Customs Facilities for Touring

                                                                                              New York, 4 June 1954

Entry into force:

11 September 1957, in accordance with article 16.

Registration:

11 September 1957, No. 3992.

Status:

Signatories: 32 ,Parties: 79

Text:

United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 276, p. 191; vol. 596, p. 542 (amendment to article 2).

 

 

Note: The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Conference on Customs Formalities for the Temporary Importation of Private Road Motor Vehicles and for Tourism, held at the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York, from 11 May to 4 June 1954. It also adopted the Additional Protocol to the said Convention, relating to the Importation of Tourist Publicity Documents and Material, and the Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Private Road Vehicles. The Conference was convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in accordance with resolution 468 F (XV4)4 adopted by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on 15 April 1953. For the text of the Final Act of the Conference, see United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 276, p. 191.

Participant

Signature  

Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 

Albania 

9 Aug 2010 a 

Algeria 

31 Oct 1963 a 

Argentina 

4 Jun 1954 

19 Dec 1986 

Australia 

6 Jan 1967 a 

Austria 

4 Jun 1954 

30 Mar 1956 

Barbados 

5 Mar 1971 d 

Belgium 

4 Jun 1954 

21 Feb 1955 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1 Sep 1993 d 

Bulgaria 

7 Oct 1959 a 

Cambodia 

4 Jun 1954 

29 Nov 1955 

Canada 

1 Jun 1955 a 

Central African Republic 

15 Oct 1962 a 

Chile 

15 Aug 1974 a 

Costa Rica 

20 Jul 1954 

4 Sep 1963 

Croatia

31 Aug 1994 d 

Cuba 

4 Jun 1954 

23 Oct 1963 

Cyprus 

16 May 1963 d 

Denmark 

13 Oct 1955 a 

Dominican Republic 

4 Jun 1954 

Ecuador 

4 Jun 1954 

30 Aug 1962 

Egypt 

4 Jun 1954 

4 Apr 1957 

El Salvador 

18 Jun 1958 a 

Fiji 

31 Oct 1972 d 

Finland 

21 Jun 1962 a 

France 

4 Jun 1954 

24 Apr 1959 

Germany

4 Jun 1954 

16 Sep 1957 

Ghana 

16 Jun 1958 a 

Greece

15 Jan 1974 a 

Guatemala 

4 Jun 1954 

Haiti 

4 Jun 1954 

12 Feb 1958 

Holy See 

4 Jun 1954 

Honduras 

15 Jun 1954 

Hungary 

29 Oct 1963 a 

India 

30 Dec 1954 

5 May 1958 

Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

3 Apr 1968 a 

Ireland 

14 Aug 1967 a 

Israel 

1 Aug 1957 a 

Italy 

4 Jun 1954 

12 Feb 1958 

Jamaica 

11 Nov 1963 d 

Japan 

2 Dec 1954 

7 Sep 1955 

Jordan 

18 Dec 1957 a 

Lebanon 

16 Mar 1971 a 

Liberia 

16 Sep 2005 a 

Lithuania 

1 Dec 2005 a 

Luxembourg 

6 Dec 1954 

21 Nov 1956 

Malaysia 

7 May 1958 d 

Mali 

1 Aug 1973 a 

Malta 

3 Jan 1966 d 

Mauritius 

18 Jul 1969 d 

Mexico 

4 Jun 1954 

13 Jun 1957 

Monaco 

4 Jun 1954 

Montenegro

23 Oct 2006 d 

Morocco 

25 Sep 1957 a 

Nepal 

21 Sep 1960 a 

Netherlands

4 Jun 1954 

7 Mar 1958 

New Zealand

17 Aug 1962 a 

Nigeria 

26 Jun 1961 d 

Norway 

10 Oct 1961 a 

Panama 

4 Jun 1954 

Peru 

16 Jan 1959 a 

Philippines 

4 Jun 1954 

9 Feb 1960 

Poland 

16 Mar 1960 a 

Portugal

4 Jun 1954 

18 Sep 1958 

Romania 

26 Jan 1961 a 

Russian Federation 

17 Aug 1959 a 

Rwanda 

1 Dec 1964 d 

Senegal 

19 Apr 1972 a 

Serbia

12 Mar 2001 d 

Sierra Leone 

13 Mar 1962 d 

Singapore

[22 Nov 1966 d] 

Slovenia

6 Jul 1992 d 

Solomon Islands 

3 Sep 1981 d 

Spain 

4 Jun 1954 

18 Aug 1958 

Sri Lanka 

4 Jun 1954 

28 Nov 1955 

Sweden 

4 Jun 1954 

11 Jun 1957 

Switzerland

4 Jun 1954 

23 May 1956 

Syrian Arab Republic

26 Mar 1959 

Tonga 

11 Nov 1977 d 

Trinidad and Tobago 

11 Apr 1966 d 

Tunisia 

20 Jun 1974 a 

Turkey 

26 Apr 1983 a 

Uganda 

15 Apr 1965 a 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

4 Jun 1954 

27 Feb 1956 

United Republic of Tanzania 

22 Jun 1964 a 

United States of America 

4 Jun 1954 

25 Jul 1956 

Uruguay 

4 Jun 1954 

8 Sep 1967 

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