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Legal instruments in the field of transport

International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods

Geneva, 21 October 1982

Entry into force: 15 October 1985, in accordance with article 17 (1).
Registration: 15 October 1985, No. 23583.
Status: Signatories: 13, Parties: 58.
Text: United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 1409, p. 3; and depositary notification C.N.81.1984.TREATIES-3 of 4 May 1984 (procès-verbal of rectification of French authentic text); C.N.222.2007.TREATIES-1 of 20 February 2007 (Proposal of a new Annex 8 to the Convention) and C.N.127.2008.TREATIES-1 of 25 February 2008 (Entry into force of Annex 8); C.N.157.2008.TREATIES-1 of 25 March 2008 (Correction of the English and French texts of the new Annex 8 to the Convention); C.N.552.2010.TREATIES-2 of 31 August 2010 reissued on 13 March 2013 (Proposal of a new annex 9 to the Convention); C.N.534.2011.TREATIES-1 of 1 September 2011 (Entry into force of Annex 9 to the Convention).
   
Participant
Signature  
Ratification, Accession (a), Acceptance (A), Approval (AA), Succession (d) 
Albania 
28 Dec 2004 a 
Armenia 
8 Dec 1993 a 
Austria 
22 Jul 1987 a 
Azerbaijan 
8 May 2000 a 
Belarus 
5 Apr 1993 a 
Belgium 
31 Jan 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1 Sep 1993 d 
Bulgaria 
27 Feb 1998 a 
Croatia
20 May 1994 d 
Cuba 
15 Apr 1992 a 
Cyprus 
1 Jul 2002 a 
Czech Republic
30 Sep 1993 d 
Denmark 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Estonia 
4 Mar 1996 a 
European Union
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Finland 
8 Aug 1985 a 
France 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Georgia 
2 Jun 1999 a 
Germany
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Greece 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Hungary 
21 Dec 1983 
26 Jan 1984 AA 
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 
 
18 May 2010 a 
Ireland 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Italy 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Jordan 
13 Nov 2008 a
Kazakhstan 
25 Jan 2005 a 
Kyrgyzstan 
2 Apr 1998 a 
Lao People's Democratic Republic
29 Sep 2008 a 
Latvia 
18 Dec 2003 a 
Lesotho 
30 Mar 1988 a 
Liberia 
16 Sep 2005 a 
Lithuania 
7 Dec 1995 a 
Luxembourg 
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Mongolia 
2 Nov 2007 a 
Montenegro
23 Oct 2006 d 
Morocco 25 Sep 2012 a
Netherlands
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 A 
Norway 
10 Jul 1985 a 
Poland 
6 Dec 1996 a 
Portugal 
10 Nov 1987 a 
Republic of Moldova 
3 Dec 2008 a 
Romania 
10 Nov 2000 a 
Russian Federation 
28 Jan 1986 a 
Serbia
12 Mar 2001 d 
Slovakia
28 May 1993 d 
Slovenia
6 Jul 1992 d 
South Africa 
24 Feb 1987 a 
Spain 
2 Jul 1984 a 
Sweden 
15 Jul 1985 a 
Switzerland
25 Jan 1984 
21 Jan 1986 
Tajikistan 28 Dec 2011 a
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
20 Dec 1999 d 
Tunisia
 
11 March 2009 a
Turkey 
21 Mar 2006 a 
Turkmenistan 27 Nov 2016 a
Ukraine 
12 Sep 2003 a 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
1 Feb 1984 
12 Jun 1987 
Uzbekistan 
27 Nov 1996 a 

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