Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Annex 4.2 - Certificate of Origin Requirements

Annex 4.2.1 - Authorised Bodies

The following bodies, and their successor bodies, are authorised to certify origin for the purposes of Chapter 4.

Australia Thailand
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and affiliated bodies Department of Foreign Trade
Ministry of Commerce
Australian Industry Group Department of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, and any government body authorised to issue certificates of origin in accordance with the laws, regulations and policies applying tothat Department.
Any body authorised by the Government of Australia, subject to agreement between the Parties Any body authorised by the Government of Thailand, subject to agreement between the Parties

Annex 4.2.2 - Minimum data requirements — Application for Certificate of Origin

The minimum data to be included in an application for a Certificate of Origin are:

1. Registered Exporter details The name, address and business number of the Registered Exporter.
2. Shipment details (a separate application must be made for each shipment)
  1. Consignee name and address (if known)
  2. Sufficient details to identify the consignment, such as importer’s purchase number, invoice number and date and Air/Sea Way Bill/of Lading
  3. Export Entry/Declaration
  4. Port of Discharge
3. Full Description of the Registered Goods Detailed description of the goods, including harmonised system code, and if applicable,product number and brand name.
4. Registered Exporter Declaration

Declaration completed by a competent representative of the Registered Exporter, signed and dated by that representative and annotated with the representative’s name and designation, that includes a statement that to the effect that:

  1. there has been no significant change in the basis for the registration of the goods described in 3. above; or
  2. there has been a significant change in the basis for the registration of the goods described in 3. above, as detailed in full in the attached documentation,

as well as a statement that the details provided in the application are true and correct.

Annex 4.2.3 - Minimum data requirements - Certificate of Origin

The minimum data to be included in the Certificate of Origin are:

1. Registered Exporter details The name and address of the Registered Exporter.
2. Shipment details (a Certificate of Origin can only apply to a single shipment of goods)
  1. Consignee name and address
  2. Sufficient details to identify the consignment, such as importer’s purchase order number, invoice number and date and Air/Sea Way Bill/of Lading
  3. Export Entry/Declaration
  4. Port of Discharge
3. Full Description of the Registered Goods Detailed description of the registered goods, including harmonised system code, and if applicable,product number and brand name.
4. Certification by Authorised Body Certification completed by a competent representative of the authorised body that, based on evidence provided by the Registered Exporter, and any other relevant person, the goods specified in the Certificate originate in the exporting Party and comply with the rule of origin, as provided in Chapter 4 and specified in the Certificate. The Certificate must be signed and dated by the competent representative and annotated with the representative’s name and designation.
5. Certificate Number A unique number assigned to the Certificate by the authorised body

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