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Carnet for China

Hi.

Anyone knows is the "carnet de
passage" needed for entering China?
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read past posts about entering a bike to china and u will see that the carner de passage is the last of your worries
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I read a lot of posts about china and most of problems with entering are known to me.

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China does not recognize the carnet. Nor do they recognize your drivers licence or registration.

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Hi there,

We travelled into Tibet from Nepal recently (with a Tibetan guide that we were told was necessary) and, although we were told beforehand that we would need to leave a huge deposit at the boarder to get the bike in, when we arrived, the officials saw the carnet and wanted to stamp it instead of using the deposit. They were, however, pretty confused about the whole deal and we had to direct them about what to fill in and what not to.

We have heard that they are in the process of beginning to recognise carnets and that by next year this could be in force properly. We're not sure how true this is, but it worked for us last June at that particular boarder...

Happy Travels!

Jim and Lisa
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hello jim and lisa

interesting to read that you managed to travel from nepal to china.
what documents did you need exactly? how much did it cost? can you give me contact detailes of your tibetian guide?
did you need the guide for your whole trip? or just for the boarder crossing?

would be very nice to get any answer from you

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