C4u—ATA Carnets—Benefits and Procedures (U.S.)

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Estimated total study time: 7 hours 54 minutes [Enroll now]

This course serves as a basic introduction to ATA carnets, and includes U.S. information. It covers carnet application requirements, import and export procedures, carnet cancellation, and consequences for failure to return all goods back to the home country within the carnet validity period. Finally, we address the role of the freight forwarder and customs broker in advising and assisting clients with carnets.

Lesson 1—Introduction to Carnets (U.S.)

This lesson provides an overview of ATA carnets, features, benefits and limitation on their use.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 0 minutes)

Lesson 2—Carnet Documents; Application Procedure (U.S.)

This lesson explains and provides examples the documents that make up the carnet booklet. We also address the various types of information required for application, including the number of trips from the home country and visits to foreign countries, and the time to allow for to obtain a carnet.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 8 minutes)

Lesson 3—"General List" Planning Detail; Carnet Fees (U.S.)

This lesson covers the detailed planning, including shipment configuration(s), that needs to occur in order to prepare a carnet application "General List" that will work well in use. It also covers application fees.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 20 minutes)

Lesson 4—Export Compliance, Preparing for Export & Home Country Export Processing (U.S.)

This lesson addresses the relationship between use of a carnet and compliance with national import and export requirements, plus home country export procedures.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 11 minutes)

Lesson 5—Visited Country Importation & Re-exportation (U.S.)

This lesson covers import and re-export processing of a carnet through a visited country, and how to handle a variety of situations that can arise, such as items which become separated, lost or left behind in a country, and replacing a lost carnet booklet.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 14 minutes)

Lesson 6—Concluding Carnet Use and Liability (U.S.)

Responsibility under a carnet does not end with the "valid until" date in the carnet booklet. In this lesson, we address what the carnet holder must do to complete use of the carnet, and how to deal with claims for duty, tax and penalty that arise under a carnet if anything is left behind in a visited country or there has been a breakdown in importation and re-exportation procedure.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 5 minutes)

Lesson 7—Role of Forwarders and Customs Brokers in Handling Carnets (U.S.)

Carnet items are often shipped as cargo, in which case freight forwarders and customs brokers often become involved in carnet processing. Also, as experts in international trade, forwarders and brokers often are called upon by shippers for advice about and assistance in obtaining carnets.

(Estimated study time: 56 minutes)