Israel (IS)

Field of application notified

​ATA Convention ​

“Professional equipment” Convention 

“Exhibitions and Fairs” Convention 

“Commercial samples” Convention 

“Scientific equipment” Convention 

“Pedagogic material “Convention 

“Packings” Convention 

Territorial coverage

​Customs territory​

Other applications

​ATA Carnets are accepted for transit operations.

ATA Carnets are accepted for postal traffic. 

Temporary admission operations under national laws and regulations ​

​(A) Goods temporarily admitted: 

  1. Goods for the personal use of travellers 
  2. Sports equipment for use at sports event 
  3. Positive film prints intended solely for screening before prospective buyers of distribution rights. 

(B) Special conditions

ATA Carnets are accepted subject to the condition that the national laws and regulations provide for the temporary admission of the goods concerned free of import duties and taxes. 

​(C) Re-exportation 

​The re-exportation must be effected within one year of importation or on expiration of the Carnet, whichever is the earlier. The requirement of re-exportation may be waived if duties and taxes are paid on the goods concerned.  

Languages in which Carnets should be completed

​Hebrew, Arabic, English, French or German. 

The Customs will not require a translation when the Carnet has been completed in another language if the examining officers understand that language. ​

Customs offices

​All Customs offices handling import and export transactions. 

All hours during which Customs offices are open to the public. All Customs offices are closed on Saturdays and legal holidays.  ​

Special observations

​Import limitation on “Amusement Park” devices under ATA Carnet 

As from 1st January 2006, the temporary import into Israel of “Amusement Park” devices of all kinds will not be allowed under ATA Carnet without the approval of the Israel Standards Institute. 

​This directive applies to devices classified in the Customs tariff no. 95.04 and 95.08 

​Import of jewelry and watches under ATA Carnet ​​

As from 1st May 2006, it is mandatory to attach photos for all kinds of jewelry and watches imported under cover ATA Carnets. These photos have to be attached to the ATA Carnet. 

Box B of ATA Carnet forms (Representative) 

As of 1 April 2011, Israeli Customs Authorities request that the name of the final user of the goods (if different from the holder) be stated in Box B (Represented by/Représenté par) of ATA Carnet forms. 

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