Transit procedure means approval of movement from one place to another within the customs territory under customs authority control.

Transit movements can be performed:

  • In accordance with the procedure laid down in the Customs Law and the Customs Law Implementing Regulation (national transit)
  • In accordance with the procedure laid down in the Convention on a Common Transit Procedure (common transit – this procedure is applicable since 1st July 2015)
  • In accordance with the TIR carnet procedure, laid down in the TIR Convention
  • In accordance with the ATA carnet procedure
  • In accordance with the procedure with form 302
  • By post (including postal consignments)


National transit procedure allows movement for:

  • foreign goods which when placed under this procedure is not subject to payment of import duties and other taxes or trade policy measures and
  • domestic goods, in determined cases and under certain conditions in order to prevent goods falling under export measures or goods benefiting from export measures, to avoid or unjustifiably benefit from those measures.

The common transit procedure may be carried out as T1 or T2 procedure depending on the case. T2 procedure may only be applied for goods which have the status of Community goods, which arrived in the Republic of Macedonia under T2 procedure and is leaving the customs territory under special conditions laid down in Article 9 of the Convention on a common transit procedure. all other goods are subject to T1 procedure.


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