European Community Certificate of Origin
What is it for?
Buyers (importers) will usually require a Certificate of Origin to:
- Meet customs requirements in the importing country
- Meet ‘quota’ requirements imposed by the importing country
- Comply with banking requirements or for other official and commercial reasons
Who can issue the certificates?
In the UK, the officially designated authorities for the issue of EC Certificates of Origin are Chambers of Commerce.
Certificates can be completed on line here: e-z Cert Worldwide
Who is able to use this service?
The service is available to all businesses in the UK. When applying for a Certificate of Origin, strict Standard Rules must be complied with.
Handy links and tips:
- Countries in the European Community
- How to complete an EC Certificate of Origin
- EC Certificates – Completion of Application Copy
- Indemnity Form - this form should be completed by all companies, on company letterhead paper, for consignments being exported to Arab States using the European Community Certificate of Origin as opposed to the Arab Certificate of Origin. This practice is subject to refusal by any one of the relevant authorities – therefore we strongly advise that these are issued with the greatest care and discipline.
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