Certificates of Origin
A Certificate of Origin (CO) confirms the ‘nationality’ of a product and serves as a declaration to satisfy customs or trade requirements. COs are mostly required for customs clearance procedures to determine duties or legitimacy of imports.
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Julie SONLADUANGCHANHProject Manager, World Chambers Federation+33 1 4953 2833Contact by email
Certificates of Origin certifies that goods in a shipment are wholly obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in a particular country. Local chambers have the unique position to operate as the natural and trusted agent in issuing COs, which can issue two types:
- Non-Preferential COs – known as ‘Normal COs’ for goods that not subject to preferential treatment.
- Preferential COs – issued for goods subject to reduced tariffs or exemptions and tend to be associated with Regional Trade Agreements.
Certificates of Origin Guidelines
Universal set of procedures for issuing and attesting COs.
Certificates of Origin verification website
Online tool for customs authorities to verify the authenticity of COs.
digital tool to obtain certification of origin statement on invoice declarations.