Certificate of Origin (Commercial Invoice) Apostille
A certificate of origin (also known as a C/O, COO, or CoO) is a document that is used in international trade. It is completed by the exporter and confirmed by a recognized issuing organization (for example, the local chamber of commerce, the state, the federal government, or a company representative), attesting that the items in a specific export cargo were produced, manufactured, or processed in that nation. The nation from where the items were exported, not the place from where they were manufactured, is referred to as the product's origin. If the items were made in more than one nation, the nation where the last considerable economically justified labor or processing was done is where the origin is determined.
Additionally, there is the Commercial Invoice. A Commercial Invoice (C/I) is a customs document when used in international trade. It is used as a customs declaration by the individual or company exporting an item across international boundaries. The document must include a few specified pieces of information, such as the parties participating in the shipping transaction, the items being carried, the place of production, and the Harmonized System codes for those items, despite the fact that there is no standard format. A statement guaranteeing the invoice's accuracy and a signature are frequently required on a commercial invoice.
These documents are common for international business and require an apostille. Even though we can easily work with members of the Hague Apostille Convention, the most common countries are non-members, and therefore require additional steps to complete the apostille process. These countries include: Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Libya, Yemen, Lebanon, Vietnam, and Iran. Fill out the order form below for us to discuss the process in further detail.