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Electronic Certificates of Origin (eCO)

Welcome to the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Certificates of Origin program! Whether you’re a member or a non-member, we’re dedicated to streamlining your international trade processes with this easy-to-use electronic CO service.

Electronic Certificates of Origin are available for $25 for members and $50 for non-members. Chamber members can still access free certificates at the Chamber office. We’re dedicated to supporting all users with streamlined trade documentation processes.

Why Choose Electronic Certificates of Origin?

Efficiency: Create, submit, and print certified documents directly from your desk.
Customs Clearance: Facilitate easier and faster customs clearance for your company’s export shipments.
Partnership: Through our collaboration with the American World Trade Chamber of Commerce (AWTCC), we offer electronically Chamber-stamped Certificate of Origin and export-related documents.

What is a Certificate of Origin?

A Certificate of Origin (CO) is an international trade document, attesting that goods in an export shipment originate from a specific country. This declaration by the exporter is essential for customs clearance, compliance with letters of credit, and meeting foreign customs requirements.

Beyond the CO—Legalization

Some countries require commercial documents to be legalized by the US Embassy or Consulate. In partnership with AWTCC we, offer legalization services to our users, helping them navigate these requirements efficiently and cost-effectively.

Benefits of Electronic CO Acceptance

Electronic COs offer numerous advantages, including:
Enhanced security features to prevent fraud
Faster application and issuance processes
Improved customs clearance and letter of credit processing

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