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Carnet De Passage

We are considering taking a Bedford 4 ton truck from Tunisia thro Libya onwards thro Jordan Saudi Syria IRAN Pakistan to India. Can any one give us any info about Carnet de Passage for any/all of these countries? In particular, are there any of these countries that calculate the Carnet from the NEW price of the vehicle??

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dont know the middle east but Libya & Egypt will do you their own cdps.

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whats the cost of cdps in various countries en route, chris? Thanks for excellent book.
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Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Syria all use the International Carnet de Passage. Last year, I drove from the UAE to Jordan and Syria and this was the document everybody was interested in. The document I had was good from the UAE to the UK if needed.

To the best of my knowledge, Iran does not recognise the Carnet de Passage. I expect that you will have to pay some sort of import duty on the border, but I don't know for certain.

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I led the London to Sydney Overland Expedition in 98/99. Part of the route was Turkey-Iran-Pakistan-India.

Iran uses the CDP, so do the others. India is your problem child. The RAC refuse to issue CDP for India (the AA are okay) , because they ask 400% the value of the vehicle - so your deposit is potentially pricey.

If you want more info, see WWW.LSOEXPED.COM and my tel no.:

+44 (0) 7974 918763

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Vintage John, the price for 'local' CdPs for Libya and Egypt are in the book somewhere - Libya is (WAS?) cheap, Egypt is famously a hassle.

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