Also found in: Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to carnet: Carné


1. An official pass or permit, especially one for crossing national boundaries.
2. A book of postage stamps.

[French, notebook, carnet, from Old French quernet, pocket notebook, from quaer, quire; see quire1.]


1. (Law)
a. a customs licence authorizing the temporary importation of a motor vehicle
b. an official document permitting motorists to cross certain frontiers
2. a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc
[French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire1]
References in periodicals archive ?
The workshop was organised by FICCI in association with Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI), Vadodara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) supported by Exim Club Vadodara highlighted the importance of the ATA Carnet instrument for the business community.
The delegation, which represented Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the General Authority of Customs, attended lectures on the ATA Carnet admission procedures.
The delegation, which represents Qatar Commerce and Industry Chamber and the General Authority of Customs, attended lectures on the ATA Carnet admission procedures.
In the first quarter of 2015, the number of ATA Carnets issued and received in the UAE jumped 70 per cent compared to the same period in 2014, Hamad Bu Amim, president and CEO of Dubai Chamber, said on Tuesday at a ceremony organised by the chamber to celebrated the fifth anniversary of the launch of the ATA Carnet System in the UAE.
The overall outcome is a simplified, quicker and more convenient user experience for any individual, or business, in need of an ATA carnet.
The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department of the Abu Dhabi Police has identified three centres for issuing international driving licences and Carnet de Passage en Douane (CPD) -- the Vehicle Test Centre at Al Salama main building in Abu Dhabi; Adnoc Technical Inspection Centre in Falaj Hazza, Al Ain; and the main building in Tarif, the Western Region.
For these benefits to be applied, the TIR Convention states that goods must be accompanied during transport operations by a standard document, the TIR Carnet, which serves to verify the regularity of transactions.
He said: "East Coast offers businesses in the North East the opportunity to benefit from a 20% discount with its Business Carnet ticket.
The Chamber is highlighting the ATA Carnet program, which is an international customs document that permits duty-free and tax-free temporary importation of goods for up to one year.
His Excellency outlined some of the services and initiatives that could be adopted by Saudi chambers in order to enhance cross border trade, such as the ATA Carnet, which Dubai Chamber was instrumental in bringing to the UAE, making it the first country in the GCC to implement this international customs document.
1 -- A Workshop on ATA Carnet "Your visa for temporary export/ import of goods between international borders", was organized in the city by FICCI to inform and educate the exporter community about the benefits of using ATA Carnet.
Les autres consommateurs plus aises paieront 25 LE la bonbonne, ce qui constitue une charge de plus pour les pauvres qui ne possedent pas de carnet.