certificate of origin applications

- May 17, 2018-

Certificates of Origin

Certificates of Origin applications can be the most indispensible part in international trading. Because everyone who want to export goods to other country, they need to submit the certificate of origin to the local government.

A Certificate of Origin (CO) helps to attest the origin of goods. There are two types of COs, namely ordinary COs and preferential COs. An ordinary CO, also known as a non-preferential CO, is a trade document that helps to identify the origin of the good. A Preferential Certificate of Origin helps to improve an export’s competitive edge by making it eligible for preferential tariff treatment. 

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Application Procedure

Applicants should apply to relevant issuing authorities at either the location of the applicant, place of manufacturing of goods, or location of exit customs for a CO prior to the shipment of goods. Preliminarily, the following materials are required when applying for a CO for the first time:

1.A completed Registration Form;

2.Business License;

3.Foreign Trade Operator Registration Form or any other foreign trade qualification certificate;

4.Organization Code Certificate;

5.A Power of Attorney for Declaration Personnel of Certificate of Origin and the relevant information of the declaration personnel;

6.Formatting of the Mark of Origin;

7.An application form for the Certificate of Origin (Non-preferential) of the People’s Republic of China;

8.A Certificate of Origin (Non-preferential) of the People’s Republic of China filled in pursuant to the provisions;

9.Commercial invoice of exports;

instruction manual

1.For goods manufactured at a foreign location, the place-of-origin investigation results issued by the issuing authorities of Certificates of Origin are required;

2.For goods manufactured in two or more countries, a Breakdown of Product Costs is required;

3. A CO is valid for one year from the date of issuance.