Notice 018 – Iraq – Non-UK Origin Letter
24th July 2018
INTERNATIONAL TRADE NOTICE
NUMBER: 018 DATE: 26th March 2018
Additional requirement for Legalisation of Arab Certificate of Origin for Iraq
We have been made aware that the Iraqi embassy have issued a notice, effective from the 20th March 2018, that for all Arab Certificates of Origin to be legalised by the Iraqi embassy that include goods of non-UK origin must have a formal letter issued by the consignee (applicant) confirming that “the goods have been produced for their benefit”.
We have also been informed that as of 26th March 2018, all Certificates of Origin and Commercial Invoices submitted for legalisation must be accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity in order for the legalisation process to be carried out.
The Certificate of Conformity does not require legalisation.
The Certificate of Conformity can be obtained from one of the following companies:
Bureau VERITAS Group – 020 7661 0700 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
TUV Rheinland – 020 8680 7711 e-mail: email@example.com
These requirements are not applicable for EC Certificate of Origin applications destined for Iraq.
Should you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.
International Trade Manager
Surrey Chambers of Commerce