Who may receive an ICC based on the resolution 40?

In accordance with UNECE Resolution 40 (Revision 4), citizens and residents of countries (listed below), that are signatories to Resolution 40, will be obliged to obtain an ICC from their own national issuing authority and not from IYT (with the exception of the United Kingdom and Latvia, see below). The only exception for IYT to issue ICCs to citizens of these countries, is if the applicant can provide proof of residency* in a country not on this list. For example: an Austrian National living in Spain or Greece that can provide “proof of residency” in Spain or Greece would be allowed to receive an ICC from IYT.

*Proof of residency (examples) Utility bill (electric or gas), Property tax bill, Telephone bill, Insurance bill, IYT can issue ICCs to any other country’s citizens that are not listed below.

As of May 2016 the following countries have adopted resolution 40.

Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Finland
Germany
Hungary
Ireland
Latvia**
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Romania
Serbia
Slovakia
South Africa
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom***

**The government of Latvia has given written permission for IYT to issue ICCs to their own nationals and residents

*** IYT has been authorised to issue ICC’s to United Kingdom Nationals for the past 16 years which are issued on behalf of the British Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). Reference: UNECE Resolution 40 document

https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2015/sc3wp3/Guidelines_to_Resolution_No._40_e.pdf

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