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  What is Hs Code in Turkish language?

Harmonise system codes is translated into Turkish as '' Gümrük Tarife İstatistik Pozisyonu ''

Gümrük tarife istatistik pozisyon is said in shortly '' G.T.İ.P ''or  '' gtip no''.
For example ;

when you search hs code 84 ,you should write '' gtip no 84'' ,''gtip numarası 84'' gtip kodu 84'' or

'' gtip kodu 84 '' on search engines.''Harmonized Tariff Schedule '' means ''GümrükT
arife Cetveli'' in Turkish Language.

If you want to search of hs code in Turkish,there are many short Turkish search words and sentences such as ''

gtip no -hs code
'' , ''gtip kodu -hs code'', 
''gtip no sorgulama-hs code search'', '' gtip numarası bulma - find hs code'', 

If you want to reach full list of Turkish hs codes ,you should search in Turkish '' Gümrük Tarife Cetveli  2014 ''.  


(Click  chapter numbers on the left side )

Animal & Animal Products

01 - Live animals

02 - Meat and edible meat offal
03 - Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
04 - Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
05 - Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

 06-15 Vegetable Products

06 - Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 
07 - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
08 - Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruits or melons
09 - Coffee, tea, maté and spices
10 - Cereals
11 - Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
12 - Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
13 - Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
14 - Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
15 - Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes

 16-24 Foodstuffs

16 - Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates
17 - Sugars and sugar confectionery
18 - Cocoa and cocoa preparations
19 - Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
20 - Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
21 - Miscellaneous edible preparations
22 - Beverages, spirits and vinegar
23 - Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
24 - Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

25-27 Mineral Products

25 - Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement

26 - Ores, slag and ash
7 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes

28-38 Chemicals & Allied Industries

28 - Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals,

of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
29 - Organic chemicals
30 - Pharmaceutical products
31 - Fertilizers
32 - Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other
colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
33 - Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
34 - Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes,
prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles,
modelling pastes, 'dental waxes' and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
35 - Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
36 - Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
37 - Photographic or cinematographic goods
38 - Miscellaneous chemical products

39-40 Plastics / Rubbers

39 - Plastics and articles thereof
40 - Rubber and articles thereof

41-43 Raw Hides, Skins, Leather, & Furs

41 - Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
42 - Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers;
articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut)
43 - Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof

44-49 Wood & Wood Products

44 - Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
45 - Cork and articles of cork
46 - Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
47 - Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard
48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
49 - Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans

50-63 Textiles

50 - Silk

51 - Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
52 - Cotton
53 - Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
54 - Man-made filaments
55 - Man-made staple fibres
56 - Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
57 - Carpets and other textile floor coverings
58 - Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
59 - Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
60 - Knitted or crocheted fabrics
61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
62 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
63 - Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags

64-67 Footwear / Headgear

64 - Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles

65 - Headgear and parts thereof
66 - Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof

68-71 Stone / Glass

67 - Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair
68 - Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
69 - Ceramic products
70 - Glass and glassware
71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals,
metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin

72-83 Metals

72 - Iron and steel
73 - Articles of iron or steel
74 - Copper and articles thereof
75 - Nickel and articles thereof
76 - Aluminium and articles thereof
78 - Lead and articles thereof
79 - Zinc and articles thereof
80 - Tin and articles thereof
81 - Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
82 - Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
83 - Miscellaneous articles of base metal

84-85 Machinery / Electrical

84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers,
television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

86-89 Transportation

86 - Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures

and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
89 - Ships, boats and floating structures

90-97 Miscellaneous

90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or

surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
91 - Clocks and watches and parts thereof
92 - Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
93 - Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
94 - Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings,
not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
95 - Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
96 - Miscellaneous manufactured articles
97 - Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

98-99 Service

98 - Commodities specified at chapter level only

99 - Commodities not elsewhere specified 

 Frequently Asked Questions 

Question: What is the twelve digits code used in Turkish Tariff Nomenclature called and what do the numbers in this code mean?

Answer: The twelve digit code used in Turkish Tariff Nomenclature is called “Customs Tariff Statistics Positions (GTIP)”. The first six digits of this code indicate Harmonized System (HS) code, which is used within the World Customs Organization member countries, 7-8th digits indicate Combined Nomenclature Code, which is used within the European Union Member Countries, 9-10th digits indicate national subheadings which has opened because of our country’s different tax applications, and 11-12th digits indicate the statistical codes.

For example;
540761 90 90 11
HS Code CN Code National Subheading Statistical Code

Question: What does the BTI (Binding Tariff Information) mean?

Answer: BTI is an administrative decision issued by Ministry of Customs and Trade (General Directorate of Customs) or authorized Regional Directorates of Customs and Trade on written request related to the classification of the goods in Turkish Tariff Nomenclature.

Question: Is any payment required to get a BTI?

Answer: BTIs are supplied to the applicant free of charge. However, where special costs are incurred by the customs administrations, in particular as a result of chemical analyses or expert reports on goods, or the return of the goods to the applicant, he may be charged the relevant amount.

Question: How can the BTI application form be accessed?

Answer: The BTI applications are made to authorized Regional Directorates of Customs and Trade with an appropriate application form takes place in the Appendix number One of Implementing Provisions of Customs Law.

Question: Where is the BTI application made?

Answer: The BTI applications are made to the Regional Directorates of Customs and Trade with a BTI application form. Currently the Regional Directorates of İstanbul, Aegean, Central Anatolian, Central Mediterranean, Eastern Marmara and Uludağ (which contain customs laboratories within) are authorized to issue BTIs.

Question: Which documents and information must BTI applications involve?

Answer: BTI applications must involve the following information and documents:

a) Name and address of the right holder,
b) In case of applicant is not the right holder, name and address of applicant,
c) A detailed description of the goods which is required to determine the place of the goods in the Turkish Tariff Nomenclature
d) A copy of customs declaration and its attachments, in case of goods which will be classified formerly imported or exported by the holder.
e) Sample, photographs, plans, sketches or other available documents related to the goods which will help to determine the correct place in the Turkish Tariff Nomenclature to the customs authorities (If the information is in a foreign language, the approved translation by the certified translation offices is required).
f) Substantiating documentation (that wasn’t used for any customs declaration before) that import or export of the goods is actually intended (like proforma invoice, binding contract on the purchase or sale of the goods, etc.)
g) Information related to the issues if that are wanted to be confidential.

Question: Who can benefit from the issued BTI for how long?

Only the right holder can benefit from the Binding Tariff Information. BTI binds customs authorities only about the tariff position of the goods and only about the goods that are subject to customs procedures which will be completed after the date of issue. So BTI holder have to prove that the goods to be declared correspond the ones described in the BTI in every respect. BTI is valid for a period of 6 years from the date of issue.
Answer: If the BTI is based on inaccurate or incomplete information from the applicant, it is annulled. The annulment decision shows its effects starting from the day of annulment decision.

Question: In which case does the BTI become invalid?
Answer: BTI becomes invalid in these cases:
a) If an amendment is made in the Turkish Tariff Nomenclature and the information no longer conforms to the provisions laid down thereby,
b) If the BTI is no longer compatible with the amendments in the decisions of the World Customs Organization regarding the nomenclatures, explanatory notes and tariff headings with which the Republic of Turkey obliged to adopt,
c) If the right holder is notified of the revocation or amendment of the BTI.

Question: Can an invalid BTI still be used?


It is possible to use an invalid BTI in some cases on the condition that it isn’t based on wrong or missing documents. If the right holder proves that he concluded a binding contract related to purchase or sale of the goods based on the BTI before it becomes invalid, they can use it for a 6 month time period beginning from invalidation date. If an import, export or advance fixing certificate is declared during the customs procedures of the goods, the period of six months is replaced by the period of validity of the certificate.
Question: Are the tariff positions (which fall within the documents like invoices, waybills, etc.) used in EU member countries or third countries binding in our country?
Answer: These tariff positions are not binding in our country. However, they have a guiding nature for determining the tariff position of the goods fall within those documents. It should be noted that the first 6 digits of the tariff position is the same within the countries that implement the “International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System” (which Turkey is also a signatory country) and the first 8 digits are the same within the EU member countries.

Question: How can the valid Turkish Tariff Nomenclature be accessed?

The Turkish Tariff Nomenclature is accessible from the “Tariff Nomenclature” icon falls within the heading “Data Bank” over the website of our General Directorate, ggm.gtb.gov.tr. The Tariff Nomenclature can be downloaded on a position basis.
Question: Is it possible to have an access to the issued BTIs?
Answer: The issued BTIs are accessible from the “Binding Tariff Information” icon falls within the heading “Online Services” over the website of our General Directorate (ggm.gtb.gov.tr). However, this link allows only to view the Customs Tariff Statistic Positions (GTIP) that the article is classified in, the reference number of the BTI and the definition and the picture of the goods.

Question: How can I have information about the Customs Tariff Statistic Position (GTIP) of an article and the related tax rates?

Answer: Demands related to tariff classification of goods are not covered by the General Directorate of Customs. A Binding Tariff Information application can be made to the Regional Directorates of Customs and Trade due to the “Customs Communiqué (Tariff-BTI) No:10” published in Official Journal 13/03/2008 dated and 26815 numbered. Also it is possible to make a Tariff Information application to these Directorates due to the “Customs Communiqué (Tariff) No:11” published in Official Journal 07/11/2008 dated and 27047 numbered.

It is possible to get information related to the tariff classification of the goods from the Turkish Tariff Nomenclature, Explanatory Notes to the Harmonized System, Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature, Compendium of Classification Opinions and various classification opinions (These documents are available as Decree, Communiqué, and Circular in our website).

To obtain information about the tax rates and foreign trade measures applied to the goods, the application must be made to the relevant establishments. For example; customs duty rates can be learned from Ministry of Economy; special consumption tax (ÖTV) and value added tax (KDV) rates can be learned from Ministry of Finance. The tax rates fall within the Turkish Tariff Nomenclature are not used in practice.

Question: How can I have access to the legislation that is related to tariff classification published in the Official Journal by Ministry of Customs and Trade?

Answer: The legislation published in the Official Journal by our Ministry is as following:


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