Certification of the country of origin where the product concerned is made.A certificate which identifies the country of origin is typically required for international shipments. Certain countries may entirely bar shipments from certain other countries. In select countries, a notarized certificate of the country of origin may significantly lower the taxes levied.Certain nations require a signed statement as to the origin of the export item. Such certificates are usually obtained through a semiofficial organization such as a local Chamber or Commerce. A certificate may be required even though the commercial invoice contains the information.
In order to regulate the issuance of Certificates of Origin, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has amended and streamlined the existing guidelines for a more effective system of issuing Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin. The new guidelines are aimed at eliminating cheating and forgery of Certificates of Origin and implemented with effect from 1st June 2008.
Under the new guidelines, there are new procedures that have to be adhered to by manufacturers, exporters or traders to obtain Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin.
i. Manufacturers, exporters or traders must be registered with Companies Commission of Malaysia
ii. Products that are:
iii. MCCM (Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia) will only accept applications for endorsement of Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin for shipments within a month after the date of export. Applications for endorsement of Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin before the date of export will not be entertained except for air shipments.
iv. Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin will be issued provided the relevant documents submitted are in order. Issuing chamber reserves the right to reject any applications at its sole discretion
With effect from 1st June 2008, the applicant is required to submit a Letter of Indemnity duly stamped at any Government Stamping Office once a year, to be renewed annually. Statutory Declaration Letter should also be renewed and submitted once a year.
Exports can be grouped into the following three categories:
A) Malaysian manufactured and processed products – Goods and products
manufactured and processed in Malaysia
B) Non-Malaysian Origin declaration – Goods and products manufactured or
processed by other countries, re-exported through Malaysia
C) Direct shipment from a second country to a third country – goods and
products manufactured and exported directly from a second country to a
third country, without coming to Malaysia
When applying for Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin, different categories of export are required to submit different set of documents as follows:
(A) Malaysian Manufactured and Processed Products
Goods and products are manufactured and processed in Malaysia
A.1 Good and products to be exported directly by Manufacturers, documents required are as follows:
A.2 Good and products to be exported by Traders or Exporters, documents required are as follows:
(B) Non-Malaysian Origin Declaration
Goods and products are manufactured or processed by other countries, re-exported through Malaysia
(C) Direct Shipment from a Second Country to a Third Country
Goods and products are manufactured and exported directly from a second country to a third country, without coming to Malaysia
(a) Certificate of Origin Form
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