This collection contains current versions of the legally operative texts related to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, including the Convention, all Protocols, and the Regulations and Procedures of the International Registry.

JUMP to: Aircraft Protocol, Rail Protocol, Space Protocol, MAC Protocol

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment
InstrumentLanguageYearResponsible Entity
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentSpanish2001UNIDROIT
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentEnglish2001UNIDROIT
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentArabic2001UNIDROIT
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentChinese2001UNIDROIT
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentRussian2001UNIDROIT
Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentFrench2001UNIDROIT


Protocol on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment
InstrumentLanguageYearResponsible Entity
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentRussian2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentEnglish2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentItalian2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentSpanish2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentFrench2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentChinese2001UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft EquipmentArabic2001UNIDROIT


Luxembourg Protocol on Matters specific to Railway Rolling Stock
InstrumentLanguageYearResponsible Entity
Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Railway Rolling StockGerman2007UNIDROIT
Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Railway Rolling StockEnglish2007UNIDROIT
Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Railway Rolling StockFrench2007UNIDROIT


Protocol on Matters specific to Space Assets
InstrumentLanguageYearResponsible Entity
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsEnglish2012UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsEnglish2012UNIDROIT
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsJapanese2014*
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsChinese2014**
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsRussian2014**
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsArabic2014**
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Space AssetsSpanish2014**

*The translation in Japanese of this document was done by the legal department of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and Prof. Souichirou Kozuka (Gakushuin University). The Cape Town Convention Academic Project has been granted a license to upload this document by the copyright holder.

**Unofficial translations developed by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

Protocol on Matters specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment


InstrumentLanguageYearResponsible Entity
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction EquipmentEnglish2019UNIDROIT*
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction EquipmentFrench2019UNIDROIT*

*The text of the Protocol adopted by the Conference is subject to verification by the Secretariat of the Conference under the authority of the President of the Conference within a period of ninety days as of 22 November 2019 as to the linguistic changes required to make the text in the different languages consistent with one another.