FICCI India's Sole National Issuing & Guaranteeing Association (NIGA) for UN TIR Carnet
Five Main Actors

UNECE (The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe)

UNECE oversees the application of the TIR Convention. UN TIR bodies composed of the contracting parties consider any proposed amendments, examine national measures for compliance and provide support in the application of the convention.

The International Road Transport Union (IRU)

Administers the TIR international guarantee chain under UN mandate.

FICCI – The National Issuing & Guaranteeing Association (NIGA) for TIR Carnets in India

Issue & guarantee TIR Carnets, jointly responsible with customs for the operation and administration of the TIR system at national level.

TIR Carnet Holders

Transport companies who perform TIR transport operations.

National Customs Authorities

Implement TIR at national level, including border controls, approvals of national TIR operators and vehicles. They can also contribute to amendments to the TIR Convention.