What is the purpose of a EUR1 certificate?

The EUR1 Certificate is a Certificate of Origin of sorts. It is used for exporting goods from the EU to countries with which the EU has Free Trade Agreements. Depending on the agreement for certain goods, the importer has to pay lower import duties or even no import duties at all in the country of destination.

What is the difference between EUR1 and Euro Med?

An EUR-MED certificate works in the same way as an EUR. 1 document, but is only valid if you trade with countries to which the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean convention applies.

How do I get my EUR1 certificate in Germany?

You can obtain an EUR1 certificate from HMRC or the Chamber of Commerce. This must then be authenticated by the HMRC Central Processing Unit in Salford, your local Chamber of Commerce, or the Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers. In some cases, an online application service will be offered.

WHO issues EUR1 certificate in Germany?

Chamber International is authorised to issue EUR1 certificates on behalf of H.M Revenue & Customs and we are here to help you.

Which countries need an EUR1 form?

1 is used:

  • in Africa: Tunisia, South Africa, Algeria.
  • in the Americas: Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Republica Dominicana.
  • in Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine.

Who applies EUR1?

EUR1 Certificate only applies to exports from the United Kingdom and the goods must be of preferential UK origin (if you are the manufacturer of the goods shipped, then you must ensure that the rules specified in HMRC Notice 828 and 832 are met.

Is Euro 1 still valid?

Due to UK leaving the European Union on 31st Dec 2020 the EU EUR1 has been replaced by a United Kingdom EUR1 form. The UK has preferential trading agreements with certain countries which enables importers to import goods at a lower rate of import duty, known as importing under “preference”.

Where do I get EUR1 forms?

EUR1 forms are issued by the competent Customs Authority in the exporting country, be it an EU member state or partner country. In Ireland’s case, the competent authority is the Revenue Commissioners.

Can UK still issue EUR1?

Who completes the EUR1 form?

This is called the supplier’s declaration (SD). The exporter then fills in the EUR. 1 application form, and hands it over to the competent authorities (usually the customs office) along with the supplier’s invoice. The authorities certify the form with a stamp and send it back to the exporter.

Are EUR1 certificates still valid?

It must also be noted that due to the UK’s exit of the European Union on 31st Dec 2020, the regular EUR1 certificate has now been replaced for imports and exports within the UK, with a United Kingdom specific EUR1 form.

How long is an EUR1 valid for?

The movement certificate EUR. 1 or EUR-MED is valid for 4 months after its issuance; The documents proving the originating status and any other requirements need to be kept for at least 3 years by the exporter.

Do I need an EUR1 form Switzerland?

Certificate Eur1 and invoice declaration

Attention: if there is no difference in import levies between a product from within the European Union or outside the EU, you do not need to obtain a EUR1 document. For shipments with a value less than 6000 euros you can suffice with an invoice declaration.