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Certification of Origin Template

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Most free trade agreements can be supported by a certification attesting to the imported product's originating status. This attestation is called a Certification of Origin. The PDF provided on this page is a fillable template that demonstrates how such a Certification of Origin can be structured, and which users may elect to use. Its use, or adherence to its structure, however, is in no way compulsory. Nevertheless, pursuant to the relevant regulations, all of the data elements specified therein must still be provided upon request to CBP in connection with a claim for preferential tariff treatment.

 

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  • Last Modified: January 27, 2023