Transport document — main primary document that contains information on the transportation of goods, volume of such transportation and persons responsible for its implementation. This document is used as the only one for domestic (within Ukraine) transportation.
Transport document must be used by all business entities without exception — both legal and individuals, regardless of mode of transport.
The normative legal basis for use of transport documents are:
- art. 48 Law about Road transport: Закону “Про автомобільний транспорт” від 05.04.2001 р. № 2344 ;
- p. 11 of Rules for cargo transportation by road transport in Ukraine, approved by Order of Ministry of Transport of Ukraine: наказ Мінтранспорту від 14.10.1997 р. № 363 ;
- List of documents required for cargo transportation by road in domestic transport, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers Decree: постановою КМУ від 25.02.2009 р. № 207 .
Please note that amendments have been made to the Law on Motor Vehicles in connection with the strengthening of dimensional and weight control. The law: Закон від 03.06.2021 р. № 1534 , which entered into force on October 01, 2021. These changes apply to transport document.