What is Transit Regime?
Transit Regime is a regime which is applied to transport of the goods which are not subject to Import Taxes and Trade Policy, which have not entered into free circulation, whose customs procedures related to export have not been completed, from a point within Turkish Customs Zone to another under the supervision of Customs.
Customs directorates permits the goods subject to transit regime to be transported within Turkish Customs Zone, from a foreign country to another, from a foreign country to Turkey, from Turkey to a foreign country, from an internal customs directorate to another.
Transport of the goods subject to transit regime in Turkish Customs Zone is carried out; within the scope of Transit Regime, within the scope of TIR carnet, within the scope of ATA carnet, which is used as transit zone, within the scope of form 302 between NATO countries, via postal route including postal boxes, within the scope of CIM transport certificate in railway transport, within the scope of Cargo manifest in airway and seaway transport.
It is obligatory to give security to enable customs taxes that may accrue for transit goods to be paid.
However, security is not requested except for transport carried out via airway, pipelines, railway, seaway and conditions determined with the legislation.