Kentucky Chamber Certificate of Origin

The Kentucky Chamber provides Certificate of Origin services through an online portal that is secure, simple, fast, and convenient. You can trust the Kentucky Chamber to serve your export documentation needs.

 

How Does the Kentucky Chamber Certificate of Origin Program Work?

It's Easy!

  • Set up an account by logging in to our online portal.
  • Once you complete the enrollment form and your account has been accepted, you are all set to request Certificates of Origin.
  • Log in to complete a new Certificate of Origin application whenever you need one.
  • Your request will be processed the same day if received by 3 pm unless the Chamber is closed (weekend, holiday, emergencies).
  • You will receive an email when your CO application has been processed at which time you can log in to print it off or resubmit it if you had missing information.

What is a Certificate of Origin?

A Certificate of Origin (CO) is an important international trade document attesting that goods in a particular export shipment are wholly obtained, produced, manufactured, or processed in a particular country. In order to be valid, the certificate of origin must be signed by the exporter and countersigned by a chamber of commerce.

Why do I need one?

The commodity being exported and its destination determines if the CO is required. The purpose of the CO is to authenticate the country of origin of the merchandise being shipped (where it was made). It all depends on the rules and regulations of the country where the shipment is going.


Why Should I use the Kentucky Chamber?

  • Easy, Online Access: All electronic with no travel, mail, or trips to the Chamber; Electronic notifications, receipts; Easily copy, edit, resubmit previous applications and rejections online
  • Trustworthy: Ensures export compliance; processed by qualified and certified Chamber staff; system identifies errors in advance
  • User-Friendly: The system takes you step-by-step for a successful application
  • As Needed: Simply pay as you use; no upfront fees; no training needed
  • Fast Turnaround: Documents certified by Chamber staff and returned quickly
  • Customer Support: Available by phone or email

How Much Does it Cost?

Kentucky Chamber Members:

  • $35 per Certificate of Origin
  • $20 for additional certified documents

Non-Members:

  • $75 per Certificate of Origin
  • $45 for additional certified documents

Shipping & Handling fees apply if you don’t select the DIY printing option.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express through the online portal, in partnership with TradeCert. Prices are USD


What if I am Having Technical Difficulty with the Online Portal?

Please email [email protected] for any issues you are experiencing as it relates to the online portal.


What if I Need More Information About the Certificate of Origin Program?

Please call Shawna Burton at 502-848-8797 or email [email protected] with questions.


Additional Resources

US Export Solutions Overview (International Trade Administration)

Basic Guide to Exporting e-book (International Trade Administration)

 

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