TIR Convention

  • The Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods under cover of TIR Carnets, 1975 (TIR Convention), is an international transit system under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
  • TIR Convention facilitates the seamless movement of goods within and amongst the Parties to the Convention.
  • At present, there are 76 parties to the Convention, including the European Union.
  • India became the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention in 2017.