It is an international customs declaration identifying the vehicle crossing country borders on its route. This action of crossing borders consequently may imply several temporary importations throughout the journey.
The video will inform you what is an FIA / AIT Carnet De Passage En Douane, or CPD (often called a Trip Ticket in the Middle East). CPD is like a passport for your car.
CPD is an official product distributed and administered by the Alliance Internationale de Tourisme (AIT) and Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and can only be issued by AIT/FIA automobile clubs and authorized distributors in the five continents.
Beware of resellers of unsecured CPDs: even though the look of those papers may be similar to the AIT/FIA CPDs, they don’t offer the same level of safety, guarantee and benefits that an AIT/FIA CPD does.
|Recognized & accepted in the five continents||Yes||No|
|Once issued, a CPD will remain valid until the expiry date due to global insurance covering customs duties & taxes||Yes||No|
|Ensures smooth border crossing||Yes||No|
|CPD validity period can be extended in the country of temporary import||Yes (T&C apply)||No|
|Can be replaced in another country in case of loss or theft||Yes (by any AIT/FIA|
member, T&C apply)
|Customs claims handling||Easily resolved thanks|
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