Diplomatic/consular bags may be presented to a customs control point by an authorised representative of the sending State.
The diplomatic/consular packages must bear visible external marks of their status and they may contain only official correspondence and documents, or articles intended for official use of the mission.
The diplomatic courier shall be provided by the diplomatic/consular mission with an official document indicating his status and the number of packages constituting the diplomatic package. He shall be protected by the receiving State in the performance of his functions.
Diplomatic/consular couriers shall be issued with diplomatic passports containing an entry on their place of work.
A supporting document shall be drawn up for each diplomatic/consular journey – courier sheet with information on the name, surname, number of the service or diplomatic passport of the courier and/or vehicle driver authorised to transport the diplomatic/consular shipment, addressee and number of packages, as well as seal numbers.
The sending State or the mission may designate ad hoc diplomatic couriers. Such couriers shall be issued with an official document with information on their status and the number of packages constituting the diplomatic/consular bag. The immunities of an ad hoc diplomatic/consular courier shall cease to apply when such a courier has delivered the diplomatic bag in his charge to the consignee.
The ad hoc diplomatic/consular couriers shall be issued with a diplomatic note of an ad hoc courier authorisation indicating the following – name, surname, number of national, service or diplomatic passport, purpose of the journey, seal numbers, vehicle data.