The necessary audio-visual, photographic and filming equipment entering the Canary Islands space must be accompanied by a ATA Carnet. This document provides a simple and speedy way to travel abroad with business materials.
The ATA Carnet must me issued in the Chamber of Commerce from the country of origin. The production company exporting the equipment must indicate all the materials imported and the approximate value amount. The Chamber of Commerce requires a deposit based on the declared value. This deposit can be paid by cash or bank guarantee.
The ATA Carnet is valid for a year and must be stamped on arrival and departure by the Customs Office. Non compliance with this requirement will result in not refund of the deposit.
Further information: www.atacarnet.com
Items brought as luggage:
- From European Union members and third countries: They must be accompanied by ATA Carnet which will be stamped by the Customs Office placed in Avenida Primero de Mayo, 92, 35600, Puerto del Rosario. Phone: (+34) 928852200, Fax: (+34) 928851116
- From the national territory: Must be accompanied by the ATA Carnet which will be stamped by Fuerteventura Office placed in C/ Primero de Mayo, 1, 35600, Puerto del Rosario. Phone: (+34) 928117451, Fax (+34) 928117462
Items brought as cargo: From all origins must be accompanied by the ATA Carnet and a DUA (Single Administrative Document) must be issued. To speed the process is recommended to hire a customs agency (see directory)
If the items travel on board ships in vans or trucks, they will be considered as cargo. They must be accompanied by the ATA Carnet and requires the issuing of a DUA. In case of cargo is always recommended the hiring of a customs agency to ensure a prompt delivery.
Items with national origin must be presented to "Consejería de Economía y Hacienda del Gobierno de Canarias en Fuerteventura" C/ Primero de Mayo, 1, 35600, Puerto del Rosario. Phone: (+34) 928117451, Fax: (+34) 928117462
Items with international origin must be presented to “Hacienda Estatal de Administración Tributaria” at Avenida 1º de Mayo, 92, 35600, Puerto del Rosario. Phone: (+34) 928852200, Fax: (+34) 928851116
There are several couriers available to send items.