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What is a Certificate of Origin?

A certificate of origin (COO) is a document declaring in which country a commodity or good was manufactured. The certificate of origin contains information regarding the product, its destination, and the country of export. For example, a good may be marked "Made in the USA" or "Made in China".

Required by many treaty agreements for cross-border trade, the COO is an important form because it can help determine whether certain goods are eligible for import, or whether goods are subject to duties.

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Members: Included with Membership

Nonmembers: $80

What do I need to bring?

  • Completed and notarized affidavit.*
  • Provide either a manufacturer's invoice, commercial invoice or shipping manifesto for export that shows where your goods were manufactured and purchased.
  • Fill out the certificate of origin document.

*Affidavit is required to be updated annually. Requires notarization.


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