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Origin Verification Modalities by FTA

Origin Verification Modality

 

 • Overview of Origin Verification

아이콘  Icon Country of Origin is verified by targeting the domestic importer, exporter, producer, issuing-authority of the origin

      supporting documents as well as the exporter or producer of the FTA contracting party in order to confirm

      the origin of the exported/imported goods and to verify whether or not preferential tariff treatment was duly

      granted to the goods.

아이콘  Icon Origin Verification is conducted after categorizing them into export verification and import verification and different

       modality for origin verification is applied under each FTA

 

 • Verification Modalities by Agents

아이콘  Icon Direct Verification (American Style): direct verification conducted by Customs in Importing Party targeting the overseas

      exporter

아이콘  Icon Indirect Verification (European Style): Customs in the exporting country conducted origin verification on domestic

      exporter as requested by the importing country. Officials from the

      importing country’s competent authority can join the verification as an observer.

아이콘  Icon Combination of Direct and Indirect Verification (Asian Style)

 

 • Verification Modalities by FTA

FTA

Indirect verification

Direct verification

Reply

Provisions

Replied
within*

Replied by

Chile

 

Written questionaries, information request
or verification visit

30 days (written
request)

Exporter or
producer

Article 5.8

Singapore

 

Information request or verification visit

30 days (written request)

Importer,
Exporter or producer

Article 5.7

EFTA

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party
(The customs officials of the importing party are allowed to be present as an observer.)

 

15 months

Customs
authority

Article 24
of Annex Ⅰ

ASEAN

Request to the issuing authority of the exporting party

Verification visit
(in exceptional cases)

2 months (indirect)

Customs
authority
(Korea)
Issuing
authority
(ASEAN)

Rule 14 to 16 of Appendix 1 of Annex 3

India

Request to the issuing authority of the exporting party

Written questionaries, information request or verification visit
(in exceptional cases)

3 months (indirect)

Customs
authority
(Korea)
Issuing
authority
(India)

Article 4.11 to 4.13

EU

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party
(The customs authority of the importing party is allowed to join the inquires.)

Verification visit (in exceptional cases)

10 months

Customs
authority

Article 27 of the Origin Protocol

Peru

Request to the customs
authority of the exporting party

Written questionaries, information request or verification visit

150 days
(indirect)
90 days
(direct)

Customs
authority
of the
exporting
party
(indirect)
Exporter, etc.
(direct)

Article 4.8

USA

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party
(only for textile or apparel goods)

Written questionaries, Information request or verification visit

 

Customs
authority
(indirect)
Exporter, etc.
(direct)

Article 4.3 (textile and apparel goods) and
Article 6.18

Turkey

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party (The customs officials of the importing party are allowed to be present as an observer.)

 

10 months

Customs
authority

Article 25
of the
Origin Protocol

Australia

Request to the issuing authority or the customs authority of the exporting party

Information request or verification visit

30 days

Issuing
authority, etc
(indirect)
Exporter, etc
(direct)

Article 3.23
to 3.24

Canada

 

Written questionnaires or verification visit

 

Exporter or producer

Article 4.6

China

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party

Verification visit
(in exceptional cases)

6 months
(indirect)

Customs authority (indirect)

Article 3.23

New
Zealand

 

Information request or verification visit

90 days
(written request)

Importer,
exporter or producer

Article 3.24

Vietnam

Request to the issuing authority of the exporting party

Verification visit
(in exceptional cases)

6 months

Customs
authority
(Korea)
Issuing
authority
(Vietnam)

Article 3.21

Columbia

Request to the customs authority of the exporting party

Information
request or verification visit

150 days (indirect)
30 days (written request)

Customs authority (indirect) Exporter, etc (direct)

Article 3.25

*Reply period refers to the answering period that the exporting country’s verification-authorized body provides a reply

    to the importing country’s verification-authorized body.

 

Remarks

아이콘  Icon ASEAN States (10)

Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,
Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines,
Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.

아이콘  Icon EFTA States (4)

Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein,
Island

아이콘  Icon EU States (27)

England, Ireland, France, Portugal,
Spain, Italia, Greece, Austria,
Luxemburg, Belgium, Netherland,
Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland,
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,
Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia,
Cyprus, Malta, Bulgaria, Rumania