Certification Products

Your guide to our certification products; understand which documents you need for which goods and market destination.

European Community (EC) Certificate of Origin

The European Community Certificate of Origin may be need for customs clearance or commercial reasons in some countries to prove the origin of the goods. A European Community Certificate of Origin can be called for in any country worldwide.

Arab-British Certificate of Origin

An Arab-British Certificate of Origin is required for Customs clearance and in some countries to prove the origin of the goods. It may also be requested by the importing company.

Arab Certificates of Origin can be used in any of the Arab League Member States listed below:

Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE & Yemen.

EUR1 Movement Certificate

An EUR1 Movement Certificate is used to support claims for preferential rates of duty in the country of importation.

To qualify the goods must 'originate' in the UK or EU and be supported by a correctly completed and endorsed EUR1.

The preference system only applies to countries where certain trade agreements exist with the EU. These countries are listed below:

Albania, Algeria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Ceuta and Melilla, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Honduras, Iceland, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Serbia, South Africa, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank/Gaza Strip

ATR Movement Certificate

The ATR Certificate entitles goods, which are in 'free circulation' in the EU (i.e. the goods are EU-originating, or on importation into the EU all the relevant duties and taxes have been paid) to receive preferential import duty treatment when shipped to Turkey.

This applies to all eligible goods except agricultural goods, minerals and steel which require an EUR1 Movement Certificate.

When completing an ATR form it is advisable that the exporter or authorised agent consults HM Revenue & Customs Notice 812

ATA Carnet

The ATA Carnet is an international Customs document which allows the temporary importation of commercial samples, professional equipment or goods going to a trade fair or exhibition in a country which is part of the ATA Carnet system.

Without an ATA Carnet it would be necessary to go through each country's Customs procedures for the temporary admission of goods, i.e. lodging a temporary import bond.

The ATA Carnet simplifies the process and enables you to exhibit your goods to a global audience with the minimum of red tape.

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