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Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin

 

Endorsement of 

 

The Certificate of Origin (CO) is a document to certify the place of growth, production or manufacture of goods. It is required when exporting to specific countries, when requested by the consignee for customs clearance, or when it’s stipulated in a letter of credit.

 

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.

 

 

Criteria for Application of Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin

 

  • Manufacturers, exporters or traders must be registered with Companies Commission of Malaysia
  • Products that are:
  • manufactured in Malaysia and use 100% local content; or
  • manufactured in Malaysia through a transformation process which change the tariff code classification at six (6) digit level; or
  • manufactured in Malaysia and contain at least 25% local content
  • Chambers 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
  • 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

 

 

Documents required

 

The applicant is required to submit the following documents:-

  1. Certificate of Incorporation of Registration in Malaysia under the Companies Act 1965 and Form 49
  2. Manufacturing License
  3. Statutory Declaration Letter (annual renewal)
  4. Letter of Indemnity duly stamped at any Government Stamping Office (annual renewal)
  5. Specimen of Authorized Signatories together with a copy of NRIC/ Passport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories of Export

 

Exports can be grouped into the following three categories:-

 

  1. Malaysian manufactured and processed products

 

  • Goods and products to be exported directly by Manufacturers
  • Raw material and product invoices (if applicable)
  • Invoice to Customer/Consignee
  • Packing List to Customer/Consignee
  • Customs export declaration (K2 form) & Customs Receipt
  • Bill of Lading/ Airway Bill to Customer/ Consignee
  • Any other document(s) as may be deemed necessary (if applicable)

 

  • Goods and products to be exported by Traders or Exporters
  • Supplier’s Invoice
  • Supplier’s Packing List
  • Manufacturer’s Licence
  • Manufacturer’s Invoice
  • Manufacturer’s Packing List
  • Invoice to Customer/ Consignee
  • Packing List to Customer/ Consignee
  • Bill of Lading/ Airway Bill to Customer/ Consignee
  • Customs export declaration (K2 form) & Customs Receipt
  • Samples/ Photos/ Catalogues (If applicable)
  • Any other document(s) as may be deemed necessary (if applicable)

 

 

  1. Non-Malaysian Origin declaration – Goods and products manufactured or processed by other countries, re-exported through Malaysia

 

Documents required from Re-Exporters:

  • Original Certificate of origin of exporting country
  • Supplier’s Invoice
  • Supplier’s Packing List
  • Supplier’s Bill of Lading
  • Customs Import Declaration Form (K1)
  • Invoice to Customer/ Consignee
  • Packing List to Customer/ Consignee
  • Bill of Lading/ Airway Bill to Customer/ Consignee
  • Customs Export Declaration Form (K2) and Customs Receipt
  • Any other document(s) as may be deemed necessary(if applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. 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

 

Documents required from Consignors/ Exporters:

  • Original Certificate of origin of exporting country
  • Supplier’s Invoice
  • Supplier’s Packing List
  • Supplier’s Bill of Lading
  • Invoice to Customer/Consignee
  • Packing List to Customer/Consignee
  • Bill of Lading/Airway Bill to Customer/ Consignee
  • Any other document(s) as may be deemed necessary(if applicable)

 

 

The following 5 chamber members of ACCCIS are authorized by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI) to issue Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin for goods exported to any country:-

 

1. Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Level 8, Wisma Chinese Chambers,

Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching,

93100 Kuching, Sarawak.

Tel: 082-242577

Fax: 082-243675

Email: kcgcci@gmail.com, kcgcci@kcgcci.org.my

2. Sibu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

1st Floor, Chambers Building,

Jalan Chambers,

96000 Sibu, Sarawak.

Tel: 084-326959

Fax: 084-325112

Email: sibuccci@gmail.com

3. Miri Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

No. 28, 1st Floor,

High Street,

98000 Miri, Sarawak.

Tel: 085-432570

Fax: 085-419866

Email: mccci2006@yahoo.com

4. Bintulu Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Lot 2657, Wisma Perniagaan Dan Perindustrian Cina,

Jalan Tanjung Batu,

97000 Bintulu, Sarawak.

Tel: 086-331576

Fax: 086-336601

Email: bccci2013@gmail.com

5. Sarikei Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Lot 1912, Block 36,

Jalan Market,

96100 Sarikei, Sarawak.

Tel: 084-655531

Fax: 084-655531

Email: sarikei_ccci@hotmail.com

 

 

For more details, please contact MITI Kuching as follows:-

 

Tuan Griffith Jones Anak Goba

Director
Ministry of International Trade & Industry
Sarawak Regional Office,
3rd Floor, Bank Negara Malaysia Building,

Jalan Satok, 93400 Kuching, Sarawak.

Tel: 082-257 164

Fax: 082-417 835

E-mail: griffith.goba@miti.gov.my

URL: www.miti.gov.my