Transit checklist

Merchandise that transits through Switzerland must be declared to Swiss Customs in writing or electronically.

The transit declaration is usually created with the corresponding NCTS (New Computerised Transit System) software.

Alternatively, you can

  • use the TIR transit procedure (however, transport vehicles must meet certain conditions). This procedure is a purely paper-based solution and is more time-consuming than NCTS transit. In practice, it is only used in countries that are not yet connected to the CTP.
  • use the ATA Carnet with additional transit sections.

How to proceed for transit

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