Certificate of Origin and International Trade Documentation

Certificate of Origin

We are authorised by the Australian Government to issue documentary evidence of origin for goods exported from Australia in accordance with the relevant international conventions.

A Certificate of Origin is an export document that verifies the country of growth, production or manufacture of the goods specified thereon and is officially required by the customs authorities of many countries. The document is often requested by buyers to satisfy themselves that the products they are importing are wholly obtained, produced or manufactured in a particular country.

CCIWA is authorised to issue non-preferential Certificates of Origin.

Types of Certificates of Origin
CCIWA is authorised to issue non-preferential Certificates of Origin

Certificate of Australian Origin, CO6
Certified Declaration of Origin, CO9

and the following preferential Free Trade Agreement Certificates:

Thailand Australia (TAFTA)
ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand (AANZFTA)
Korea-Australia (KAFTA)
Japan-Australia (JAEPA)
China-Australia (ChAFTA)
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA)
Peru-Australia (PAFTA)

Certain Free Trade Agreements allow self-certification by the exporter and does not require Chamber certification. For more information on the detailed process and requirements for self-certification, please refer to the official documents on DFAT. 

Other Export Documentation
We can issue Certificates of Free Sale and also provide stamping services for other documents such as Visa Letters, commercial invoices, packing lists, BSE-Free Declarations, agency and distributorship agreements.

Some documents, particularly exports to the Middle East, may require further legalisation by foreign embassies and consulates.

How to apply for Certificates of Origin
Exporters must register with CCIWA for documentation services prior to applying for each type of certificate of origin required. The registration process is free.

Electronic Certification

Certificates of Origin can also be issued electronically via third-party providers, essCert and CertConnect. More information and user account registration with the providers can be found on their respective websites.

ATA Carnet

The ATA Carnet is an international customs document that permits duty-free and tax-free temporary import of goods for up to one year.

It contains pre-prepared unified customs declaration forms to be used at each customs border offices and serves as a guarantee to customs duties and taxes.

The initials “ATA” are an acronym of the French and English words “Admission Temporaire/ Temporary Admission”.

Benefits of ATA Carnet
Established under the ATA Convention and the Istanbul Convention as a trade facilitation tool, ATA Carnets cut red tape by simplifying and unifying customs border crossing regulations for temporary import and export.

With the ATA Carnet, exhibitors, salesmen, artists, athletes, TV crews, technicians, event participants and business travellers may:

travel through customs without paying import duties, taxes at each customs border office
use one unified document for all declarations at home and abroad
use one document for multiple destinations and trips throughout its one-year validity
make advanced customs arrangements at predetermined costs

Benefits of ATA Carnet
Established under the ATA Convention and the Istanbul Convention as a trade facilitation tool, ATA Carnets cut red tape by simplifying and unifying customs border crossing regulations for temporary import and export.

With the ATA Carnet, exhibitors, salesmen, artists, athletes, TV crews, technicians, event participants and business travellers may:

travel through customs without paying import duties, taxes at each customs border office
use one unified document for all declarations at home and abroad
use one document for multiple destinations and trips throughout its one-year validity
make advanced customs arrangements at predetermined costs

What goods are eligible for ATA Carnet
ATA Carnets cover almost everything, as defined in 11 annexes to the Istanbul Convention. ATA Carnets are mainly issued to cover:

goods for use at trade fairs, shows, exhibitions
professional equipment
commercial samples
personal effects and goods for sports purposes

Customs authorities accept ATA Carnets in accordance with the scope of application that they ratified. The goods must not go through any changes while situated in the country of temporary importation. ATA Carnets do not cover perishable or consumable items, goods for processing or repair, or certain means of transportation defined under Annex C of the Istanbul Convention.

What are the ATA Carnet countries
ATA Carnets are widely welcomed by countries wishing to boost international cooperation and take full advantage of the global economy. ATA Carnets are accepted in approximately 80 countries/customs territories. The full list is available here ATA Carnet in your country.

Accurately identify all goods or equipment going on your Carnet with our template.

Authorise a company or agent to act on your behalf for dealing with Carnets issued by CCIWA.

Australian Made Logo

CCIWA is a founding member of the Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign. We are the WA agent and contact for new and existing subscribers.

Australian Made, Australian Grown helps people understand why it is important to support local farmers and manufacturers and makes it easy for them to do so, by assisting them to identify authentic Australian made or grown products.

The Australian Made logo only appears on authenticated products that qualify as being Australian made or grown under a strict selection criterion.

Benefits
The AMAG logo is an identifier of quality and genuinely manufactured or grown Aussie products world wide.
All licensed products are featured in the Australian Made online marketplace.
Licensees are provided with essential marketing tools that will help them grow their business and are offered support and guidance to ensure that they get maximum value from using the logo. Year-round marketing promotes products through a mix of on and off-line advertising and promotion.

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