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Motormännen is the Carnet issuing authority for Sweden. English translation of their page some details (Google Translation Feb 2010): When Motormännen issuing a Carnet de Passages we are taking a financial liability. We must pay all the levies will be present on your vehicle not been removed from a particular country within the prescribed period.There is a risk. Therefore, we demand that you, together with the application, depositing a large sum of money with us. Money refunded to you when the car is back in Sweden after the trip and the customs document returned, duly completed. The size varies between 10% and 300% of vehicle value. The amount depends on the vehicle and the countries you are visiting. Countries for which high security is required such as Australia (75% of vehicle value, but at least 40 000 SEK), Iran, India and Kenya (100% and at least 40 000 SEK), Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand (140%, however, at least 40 000 kr) Egypt (235% of the vehicle's value as a novel), Iraq, Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh (300%, but at least 40 000 SEK).
To the best of our knowledge, this page lists all countries where a tourist must produce a Carnet de Passages en Douanes to be able to temporarily...
The Carnet system is 'coordinated' internationally by the Alliance Internationale de Tourisme. The AIT "Structure" pages give you a worldwide map and list, country-by-country, of the national auto clubs that issue Carnets, with name, address, tel, fax, email & web (if available). No other organizations are authorized to issue Carnets.
List of countries that technically require a carnet - but note that it is not necessarily the final word. For instance, some countries on the list do not require a carnet if crossing into the country at a land border, only if entering by sea or air. The only final word that matters is the customs official at the border when you enter. Check the HUBB Paperwork Forum for more information, also the Carnet page.
Good writeup on Carnets and general info on World Touring, entry info for many countries.
The RAC only issues carnets to GB residents with GB registered vehicles, but occasionally will be able to help if your own country does NOT issue carnets. Contact person is Paul Gowen - Mail pkgo...@rac.co.uk using Subject: 'Carnet question via Horizons Unlimited'. Paul has also been very helpful with Carnet questions on the HUBB). Plenty of Carnet information on the RAC site.
Paul Gowen,RAC Carnets,Great Park Road,
Bristol BS32 4QN, GB
Tel: International: +44 8000 468 375 or in the UK: 08000 468 375 Fax: +44 (0) 1454 208-863.
Also there is an out of hours message service.
Carnet information and regulations for importation of vehicles into South Africa
Carnet information and regulations for importation of vehicles into Singapole
From Peet van Dam, Netherlands: "...note that Dutch ANWB is not issuing carnets as from 1 Sept 2005. The Dutch people can contact German ADAC and order their carnet"
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