Type
General Knowledge
Author
Organization
gTKP
Published in
2007
Submitted by
gTKP
Related theme(s)
Trade & Transport
Region
All Regions
Country
International

One Stop Border Posts - Design & Implementation

A One Stop Border Post (OSBP) is where persons, vehicles and goods make a single stop to exit one country and enter another. Generally, its implementation includes simplification of documents and procedures and greater use of ICT.

The one stop border post concept was first experimented with during World War I in France.

Implementation began in earnest in the late 1940s in Europe and the US. Three main forms have been used.