CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN
WHAT IS A CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN (C OF O) AND WHY WOULD MY BUSINESS NEED ONE?
A Certificate of Origin is a signed statement certifying where an exported item was made and is a Customs clearance requirement in some countries to evidence the origin of the goods.
HOW WARRINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CAN HELP?
We are able to certify European Certificates of Origin and authenticate EUR1 and ATR Movement Certificates. We can also arrange certification of Arab-British Certificates of Origin.
EUROPEAN CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN
A European Certificate of Origin may be called for by any country worldwide.
We are able to certify European Certificates of Origin over the counter at the Warrington International Business Centre, or by post.
Alternatively you may want to consider applying for your Certificate of Origin electronically as it will save your business time and money and is simple to use. Contact the Chamber for more details.
If you require your documents to be legalised by a particular embassy, consulate, notary or the Foreign Office, we can handle the entire process for you, saving your business time and effort.
If you are completing a European Certificate of Origin for the first time please refer to our EC Certificate of Origin completion instructions.
ARAB-BRITISH CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN
These Certificates of Origin are specifically for Arab League States. For the purpose of export documentation these are:
Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somali Democratic Republic, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen Arab Republic.
We are able to arrange the certification and legalisation of all your Arab export documents through the Greater Manchester Chamber.
If you are completing an Arab Certificate of Origin for the first time please refer to our Arab Certificate of Origin completion instructions.
EUR1 MOVEMENT CERTIFICATES
The EUR1 form entitles originating UK or EU goods to lower import duties – usually zero. A type of Certificate of Origin, it entitles goods which ‘originate’ in the UK or EU to receive preferential import duty treatment when shipped to, currently, twenty five foreign markets. If you are completing an EUR 1 for the first time please refer to our EUR1 Guidance Notes.
ATR MOVEMENT CERTIFICATES
The ATR is a type of Certificate of Origin which entitles goods which ‘originate’ in the UK or EU to receive preferential import duty treatment when shipped to Turkey (this applies to all goods except agricultural goods, minerals and steel which require an EUR1 Movement Certificate). If you are completing an ATR for the first time please refer to our ATR Guidance Notes.
EXPORT DOCUMENTATION PRICES
Members receive up to 50% discount on most export documents. For more information on Certificates of Origin, EUR1 and ATR Movement Certificates or any other export documents give us a call on 01925 715150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org