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Legal instruments in the field of transport
Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention)

Geneva, 14 November 1975

Entry into force:

20 March 1978, in accordance with article 53 (1).

Registration:

20 March 1978, No. 16510.

Status:

Signatories: 16 ,Parties: 68

Text:

United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1079, p. 89, vol. 1142, p.413 (amendments to annexes 2 and 6), depositary notifications C.N.199.1980.TREATIES-4 of 25 July 1980 (amendments to annexes 1 and 6); vol. 1252, p. 332; vol. 1291, p. 298 (amendments proposed by France to annex 6); vol. 1365, p. 348 (amendments proposed by Czechoslovakia to annex 6); C.N.280.1984.TREATIES-5 of 21 November 1984 (amendments to annex 6); C.N.328.1985. TREATIES-4 of 3 February 1986 (amendments to annexes 1, 2 and 6); C.N.45.1987.TREATIES-1 of 31 March 1987 and C.N.99.1987.TREATIES-2 of 10 June 1987 (amendments to annexes 1, 6 and 7); C.N.341.1987.TREATIES-5 of 23 February 1988 (amendments to article 18 and to annexes 1 and 2) and C.N.41.1988.TREATIES-1 of 13 May 1988 (corrigendum to C.N.341.1987. TREATIES-5 of 23 February 1988); C.N.136.1987.TREATIES-4 of 12 August 1987 (corrigendum to C.N.328.1985.TREATIES-4 of 3 February 1986 and C.N.45.1987.TREATIES-1 of 31 March 1987); C.N.18.1989.TREATIES-1 of 30 March 1989 (amendments to annexes 2 and 7); C.N.352.1989.TREATIES-6 of 26 March 1990 (amendments to annexes 2, 6 and 7); C.N.313.1990. TREATIES-2 of 15 February 1991 (amendments to annex 6); C.N.465.1992.TREATIES-4 of 24 March 1993 (amendments to article 16 and annexes 6 and 8); C.N.47.1994.TREATIES-1 27 April 1994 (amendments to annexes 1, 2, 6 and 7); C.N.14.1995.TREATIES-1 of 5 April 1995 (amendments to annexes 1, 4 and 6); C.N.433.1997.TREATIES-1 of 17 November 1997 (amendments proposed to the Convention and annexes 6 and 8; C.N.336.1999.TREATIES-1 of 26 May 1999 (corrections); C.N.36.2001.TREATIES-1 of 12 February 2001 (proposal of amendments to the Convention and to annexes 1 and 6) and C.N.123.2002.TREATIES-3 of 13 February 2002 (entry into force of the amendments);  C.N.37.2001.TREATIES-2 of 12 February 2001 (proposal of amendments to article 3 and to annexes 2 and 7), C.N.503.2001.TREATIES-4 of 23 May 2001 (Entry into force of amendments to annexes 2 and 7), C.N.142.2002.TRE 19 February 2002 (Entry into force of the proposal of amendments to article 3); C.N.688.2001.TREATIES-4 of 24 July 2001 (proposal of corrections to the amendments relating to annexes 2 and 7), C.N.1106.2001.TREATIES-5 of 23 October 2001 (acceptance of the proposed corrections of the amendments relating to annexes 2 and 7 of the Convention); C.N.14.2002.TREATIES-1 of 9 January 2002 (proposal of corrections relating to the French text of the amendments to annex 2 and to article 3 of the Convention) and C.N.328.2002.TREATIES-3 of 9 April 2002 (acceptance of the proposed corrections relating to the French text of the amendments to annex 2 and article 3 of the Convention); C.N.17.2002.TREATIES-2 of 9 January 2002 (proposal of corrections to the French text of the amendments to articles 11, 26 and 40 of the Convention) and C.N.329.2002.TREATIES-3 of 9 April 2002 (acceptance of the proposed corrections relating to the French text of the amendments relating to articles 11, 26 and 40 of the Convention); C.N.623.2003.TREATIES-1 of 19 June 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/63 (proposal of amendments to article 26, paragraph 1 of the Convention) and C.N.648.2004.TREATIES-1 of 21 June 2004 (Entry into force); C.N.630.2003.TREATIES-2 of 20 June 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/67 (proposal of amendments to annex 6 relating to article 38, paragraph 1 of the Convention) and C.N.807.2003.TREATIES-5 of 7 August 2003 (Entry into force); C.N.645.2003.TREATIES-3 of 23 June 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/69 and Corr.1 [proposal of amendments to annex 6 relating to article 2, paragraph 1(B) of annex 2of the Convention] and C.N.809.2003.TREATIES-5 of 7 August 2003 (Entry into force); C.N.216.2005.TREATIES-1 of 25 March 2005 and doc. Trans/WP.30/AC.2/71, Annex 2 [proposal of amendments to Article 1 (b) of the Convention] and C.N.519.2005.TREATIES-5 of 6 July 2005 (entry into force); C.N.218.2005.TREATIES-2 of 24 March 2005 and doc.  TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/75, Annex 2, Corrigendum) and C () (proposal of amendments to Annex 2, Article 3, paragraphs 9 and 10 and to Annex 7, Part 1, Article 4, paragraphs 9 and 10 of the Convention) [ see also C.N.218.2005.TREATIES-2 (Re-issued) of 30 September 2005 ] and C.N.520.2005.TREATIES-6 of 6 July 2005 (Entry into force); C.N.367.2005.TREATIES-3 of 12 May 2005 (proposal of amendments to Annexes 1 and 9 of the Convention) and C.N.1350.2005.TREATIES-6 of 5 January 2006 (Entry into force); C.N.370.2005.TREATIES-4 of 12 May 2005 (proposal of amendments with regard to the introduction of a new Article 42 ter and the amendment of Article 60 of the Convention, together with the introduction of a new Annex 10) and C.N.383.2006.TREATIES-2 of 17 May 2006 (Entry into force); C.N.99.2006.TREATIES-1 of 30 January 2006 [Proposal of amendments regarding the addition of two new Explanatory Notes to Article 6.1.bis and Annex 8, Article 10 (B)] and C.N.397.2006.TREATIES-3 of 17 May 2006 (Entry into force); C.N.364.2008.TREATIES-1 (Reissued) of 6 August 2008 ((Proposals of amendments to paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 13 of annex 8 together with proposals to introduce new explanatory notes 8.13.1-3 and 8.13.2 to annex 6 of the Convention) and C.N.734.2008.TREATIES-2 of 2 October 2008 (Entry into force); C.N.736.2008.TREATIES-3 of 2 October 2008 (Correction to the French text of the Amendments to paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 13 of annex 8 together with proposals to introduce new explanatory notes 8.13.1-3 and 8.13.2 to Annex 6 of the Convention); C.N.48.2009.TREATIES-1 of 23 January 2009 (Proposals to introduce new explanatory note 0.3 (A)(III) to Annex 6 of the Convention) and C.N.387.2009.TREATIES-3 of 2 July 2009 (Entry into force); C.N.198.2009.TREATIES-2 of 8 April 2009 (Proposal of amendment to Annex 6, explanatory note 0.8.3); C.N.722.2009.TREATIES-10 - Reissued of 13 November 2009 (Non-acceptance of the proposal of amendment to Annex 6, explanatory note 0.8.3); C.N.321.2011.TREATIES-1 of 13 June 2011, re-issued on 3 August 2011, (Proposals of amendments to Annex 6 and Annex 9, Part I) and C.N.659.2011.TREATIES-3 (Entry into force of amendments to Annex 6 and to Annex 9, Part I); C.N.326.2011.TREATIES-2 of 13 June 2011, re-issued on 2 August 2011, (Proposals of amendments to Article 1, 8, 10 and 11 and to Annex 6 to the text of the Convention); C.N.264.2012.TREATIES-XI.A.16 of 30 May 2012 (Proposal of corrections to the french text of the proposed amendments to Articles 1, 8 and 11 and Annex 6 of the Convention) and C.N.324.2012.TREATIES-XI.A.16 of 18 June 2012 (Entry into force of amendments to articles 1, 8, 10 and 11 and to Annex 6 to the Convention); C.N.358.2012.TREATIES-XI.A.16 of 10 July 2012 (Proposal of amendments to Article 6.2 bis and Annex 9 to the TIR Convention).

 

 

Note: The Convention was adopted by a revising Conference convened in accordance with article 46 of the TIR Convention of 15 January 1959 (see chapter XI.A-13). In accordance with its article 52(2), it was opened for signature from 1 January 1976 until 31 December 1976 inclusive at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Participant

Signature  

Definitive signature (s), Ratification, Acceptance (A), Approval (AA), Accession (a), Succession (d)  

Afghanistan 

23 Sep 1982 a 

Albania 

4 Jan 1985 a 

Algeria 

28 Feb 1989 a 

Armenia 

8 Dec 1993 a 

Austria 

27 Apr 1976 

13 May 1977 

Azerbaijan 

12 Jun 1996 a 

Belarus 

5 Apr 1993 a 

Belgium 

22 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1 Sep 1993 d 

Bulgaria 

20 Oct 1977 a 

Canada 

21 Oct 1980 a 

Chile 

6 Oct 1982 a 

Croatia

3 Aug 1992 d 

Cyprus 

7 Aug 1981 a 

Czech Republic

2 Jun 1993 d 

Denmark

21 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Estonia 

21 Sep 1992 a 

European Community 

30 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 AA 

Finland 

28 Dec 1976 

27 Feb 1978 

France 

30 Dec 1976 s 

Georgia 

24 Mar 1994 a 

Germany

30 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Greece 

30 Dec 1976 

15 May 1980 

Hungary 

23 Nov 1976 

9 Mar 1978 

Indonesia 

11 Oct 1989 a 

Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

16 Aug 1984 a 

Ireland 

30 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Israel 

14 Feb 1984 a 

Italy 

28 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Jordan 

24 Dec 1985 a 

Kazakhstan 

17 Jul 1995 a 

Kuwait 

23 Nov 1983 a 

Kyrgyzstan 

2 Apr 1998 a 

Latvia 

19 Apr 1993 a 

Lebanon 

25 Nov 1997 a 

Liberia 

16 Sep 2005 a 

Lithuania 

26 Feb 1993 a 

Luxembourg 

23 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 

Malta 

18 Feb 1977 a 

Moldova 

26 May 1993 a 

Mongolia 

1 Oct 2002 a 

Montenegro

23 Oct 2006 d 

Morocco 

15 Oct 1976 

31 Mar 1983 

Netherlands

28 Dec 1976 

20 Dec 1982 A 

Norway 

11 Jan 1980 a 

Poland 

23 Dec 1980 a 

Portugal 

13 Feb 1979 a 

Republic of Korea 

29 Jan 1982 a 

Romania 

14 Feb 1980 a 

Russian Federation 

8 Jun 1982 a 

Serbia 

12 Mar 2001 d 

Slovakia

28 May 1993 d 

Slovenia

6 Jul 1992 d 

Spain 

11 Aug 1982 a 

Sweden 

17 Dec 1976 s 

Switzerland

4 Aug 1976 

3 Feb 1978 

Syrian Arab Republic 

11 Jan 1999 a 

Tajikistan 

11 Sep 1996 a 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

2 Dec 1993 d 

Tunisia 

11 Jun 1976 

13 Oct 1977 

Turkey 

12 Nov 1984 a 

Turkmenistan 

18 Sep 1996 a 

Ukraine

11 Oct 1994 d 

United Arab Emirates 

20 Apr 2007 a 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

22 Dec 1976 

8 Oct 1982 

United States of America 

18 Sep 1981 a 

Uruguay 

24 Dec 1980 a 

Uzbekistan 

28 Sep 1995 a 

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