What is an Arab-British Certificate of Origin

A Certificate of Origin is a document which certifies the origin of goods being exported and is normally issued by a Chamber of Commerce. It is required by customs in the buyer's country to determine tariff rates.

Special Arab-British Chamber of Commerce Certificates of Origin are used for exports to some countries that belong to the Arab League including:

  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Djibouti
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

You can now apply for Arab-British Certificates of Origin and invoices online using our secure certification service. Contact one of our specialists on +44 (0)7827 318692 or email for further information.

Are you completing an Arab-British Certificate of Origin for the first time?

You will find it helpful to view our frequently asked questions and Arab-British completion instructions.


Important Note Covid-19

Note that these services have been severely disrupted due to Covid-19. Exporters are advised to submit documents well in advance of the date of shipment and should note that additional temporary charges apply to offset the increased costs involved in operating legalisation services at this time.

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