An ATR Certificate is a goods movement certificate used for preferential treatment of goods moved between the European Community and Turkey.
All exporters completing ATR Certificates must read a copy of the HM Customs and Revenue Notice 812. This notice can be downloaded free of charge from HM Customs and Revenue or by calling their National Advice Service 0845 010 9000 for a printed version.
Notice 812 explains the rules to be satisfied if goods are to qualify for preferential tariff treatment which the EC has formed with Turkey for a wide range of industrial products. Most agricultural and all coal and steel products qualify under traditional reciprocal trade agreements.
The countries in the EC are:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Industrial Goods are entitled to preferential treatment if they:
(a) originate in or
(b) are in free circulation in either the Community or Turkey.
The following goods are considered to be in free circulation:
(a) Imports from outside the Community or Turkey on which:
(b) Goods manufactured in the Community and/or Turkey wholly or partly from materials or parts originating outside the Community or Turkey, provided that: