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FICCI India's Sole National Issuing & Guaranteeing Association (NIGA) for ATA Carnet

Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce
Level 2, Lumley House
3 – 11 Hunter Street – Wellington 6011

Contact / ATA Manager

Mr Alex McGuire, International Trade Officer
Mr Hayden Sandilands, International Trade Officer

Field of Application ATA Convention
Convention on "Professional equipment"
Convention on "Exhibitions and Fairs"
Convention on "Commercial samples"
Convention on "Scientific equipment"
Convention on "Pedagogic material"
Convention on "Private Road Vehicle"
Protocol to the "Convention concerning facilities for touring"
Temporary admission carried out under national laws and regulations except for:
- Goods intended for processing or repair
- Goods intended for normal manufacturing, commercial, industrial or agricultural uses
- TV advertising videotapes and TV advertising films.
- Unique articles i.e. articles which cannot be marked suitable for identification purposes (e.g. precious/semiprecious unmounted stones).

Other Applications : ATA Carnets are accepted for postal traffic
ATA Carnets are accepted for transit
ATA Carnets are accepted for unaccompanied consignments.

Languages in which Carnets should be completed : English and French. The Customs may require a translation when the Carnets are completed in any other language.

Replacement of Carnet : New Zealand Customs will accept replacement Carnets in most cases with a genuine reason for the goods to stay in NZ for longer than 1 year.
We do have to get individual approval from the port of importation before the replacement can be issued. The best process for NGO's is to contact us ( with the following details:
Carnet Number
Port of Importation
Date of Importation
Reason for Replacement & likely date of re-export.

Customs Offices : All Customs offices from 8.00 a.m. to 4.35 p.m. (Passengers' baggage 24 hours a day).