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Self-Issued C/Os

Exporters Obligations when Self-issuing C/Os

아이콘  Icon To provide Signature Card and to designate signatories (Form No. 3 set out in Attachment of Notification)

   - Alteration or addition of signatories: to indicate the new signatory’s signature, affiliation, position, name, date of
      designation and reasons for the designation on the Signature Card

   - Revocation of Signatory’s Status: date of and reasons for revocation shall be indicated on the Signature Card

 

How to Complete Self-issuing C/Os

① Korea-Chile FTA

아이콘  Icon (Producer) Origin Notification: If exporter and producer are different, pursuant to Korea-Chile FTA, producers shall
      complete Origin Notification and provide this to the exporter for the good fulfilling its Rules of Origin under the
      Agreement (Form No. 2 to Attachment 4 of Notification)

아이콘  Icon (Producer) Written representation: If producer is unable to receive Origin Notification under the reasons such as layoffs
      or closure of the business, written representation can replace the Origin Notification (Form No. 3 to Attachment 4
      of Notification)

아이콘  Icon (Exporter) Certificate of Origin: Exporters shall complete the C/O in the format recommended in the Agreement based
      on the written representation or Origin Notification. Signature of the signatory shall be stamped to issue the C/O

 

② Korea-EFTA FTA (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)

아이콘  Icon There is no recommended form for C/Os but the Text of the Origin Declaration shall be written on invoice, delivery

       note and/or other commercial documents.

Text of the Origin Declaration

“The exporter of the products covered by this document customs authorization No ..... declares that, except where

 otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of ..... preferential origin.”

아이콘  Icon  If there is no Approved Exporter Number to indicate on the Origin Declaration, the signatory shall state the name of
        himself and sign (Signature shall be omitted for approved exporters)

 

③ Korea-EU FTA

아이콘  Icon  There is no recommended form under Korea-EU FTA, but the Text of Origin Declaration shall be written on invoice,
        delivery note and/or other commercial documents.

Text of the Origin Declaration

 The exporter of the products covered by this document (Customs Authorization No .....) declares that, except where otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of ..... preferential origin.

아이콘  Icon Approved exporters are entitled to self-issue C/Os to gain preferential tariff treatment under Korea-EU FTA provided that
       they export goods of its value above 6,000 euros

       - for goods under the value of 6,000 euros, the exporter is entitled to self-issue the C/Os without the Approved

         Exporter Status.

 

④ Korea-Peru FTA

Classification

For 5yrs from effectuation (11.8~15.7)

From the 6th year after effectuation (15.8~)

Authority-Issued
C/Os

Exporter-Certificate of Origin
(Appendix under Agreement 4A-1)

X

Self-Issued C/Os

Exporter-Origin Declaration
(Appendix under Agreement 4A-2)

Exporter-Certificate of Origin
(Annex 4B)

아이콘  Icon Approved Exporter status or cargos with its value under USD 2,000 are eligible for self-issuance of C/Os

아이콘  Icon Self-issuing modality is the only method available from the 7th year of FTA in effect (No authority-issued C/O accepted
      at all)

 

⑤ Korea-US FTA

아이콘  Icon Exporter, producer or importer is to self-issue C/Os including the following information;

a. Name of the Signatory (if necessary, contact details and/or other information about the person)

b. Importer of the good in question

c. Exporter of the good in question

d. Producer of the good in question

e. Product description and classification in accordance with the HS Nomenclature

f. Information proving the originating status of the good in question

g. Date of Certification

h. Blanket Period ( for comprehensive proof of origin)

아이콘  Icon Recommended Form of Korea

아이콘  Icon Recommended Form of the US

 

Obligation of Maintaining C/O Log Book

아이콘  Icon Exporters shall record every C/O self-issued and maintain the log book.
      (Form set out in Attachment 5 of Notification on Transactions of Affairs in relation to the Special Law on Customs Act for
      the implementation of Free Trade Agreement)

아이콘  Icon C/Os and supporting documents etc. shall be kept for 5 year