How to Certificate of Origin In Bangladesh

 Certificate of Origin In Bangladesh By Online

  • The “Certificate of Origin (CO)” is a document that confirms the source of the export products. It is typically issued for items that are sold overseas as a continuous export. The certificate of origin can be required in order to satisfy customs or commercial requirements.

Apply in-person:

  1. The applicant must go to an office at “BGMEA”.
  2. Contact information for Link Link1 as well as link2
  3. If you are applying in person, allowed, visit the appropriate office and talk with the authorized authority for the most current application procedure, if there is one. Make sure you have an application form.
  4. The applicant must submit all required documents in accordance with the instructions. If there’s a gap in documents required then the application will not be accepted.
  5. Fill out this application. Include all the documents described under the “Required Documents” section on this page. Then, submit it to the authorized authority at the counter.
  6. After the application has been received after which the authorities will review the submitted application as well as the supporting documents submitted. If everything is correct your application is granted with fees applicable to the application.
  7. An acknowledgement receipt will be given to the applicant upon filling out the application form, which is then kept by the applicant to be used in the future.
  8. From now on the applicant must adhere to the rules from the authority.
  9. If there is a gap in the documents or specifics, the applicant must give them according to the instructions by the authority.
  10. The certification will come following having been signed and stamped by the authority issuing it in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Application Online

  1. A registered exporter may make an application Online to the authority responsible for the issuance of an Certificate of Origin for an export consignment.
  2. Use the link below to submit your application online link
  3. On the page you are on click”REGISTER” or “REGISTER” link to access the “Create Exporter Account” page.
  4. On this page, you must complete the questions with all mandatory information necessary. Upload the relevant documents according to the upload instructions. Then click the “Submit” to submit your documents and then follow the instructions on screen to sign up.
  5. Return to the home page , and click the “APPLY for COO” option to open the “User Login” page.
  6. Use the login credentials that are appropriate, then click the “LOGIN” to confirm.
  7. Once logged in, applicants will be taken to a different page. Please follow the information on the screen to verify your identity and proceed on to the next page to complete your online requests.
  8. Complete the prompts on the page with the required information. The applicant should upload the required documents in accordance with the upload instructions.
  9. After all the information is filledin, use the appropriate button to complete the online application.
  10. Follow the screen details and save the generated acknowledgement for later reference.
  11. The application will be processed in the Department.
  12. The applicant should follow the department’s notice and act in a timely manner.
  13. When the process is finished after the process is completed, the electronically processed document of origin can be sent to the person who applied for the instructions.

  • Foreign Customs officer is able to verify online the authenticity of a Certificate of Origin if has an original copy of the document.

Documents Required

  • Application form.
  • A cover letter to be addressed to the authority concerned on the letterhead printed by the business.
  • Commercial Invoice.
  • Checklist for packing.
  • If the product is originated from outside the country,
    • Documentary proof for commercial use like an official copy of the document of origin issued by the manufacture.
    • A commercial invoice issued by a manufacturer, or a supplier’s statement.
  • One copy of the Bill of Lading / Airway Bill.
  • One copy of the Packing List to the Invoice Concerned.

Other than the above-listed documents, authorities could request additional information or documents. They will need your information to ensure an efficient process.

Office Locations and Contacts

BGMEA Complex,
4th Floor 3rd Floor, 23/1 Pantha Path Link Road,
Kawran Bazar, Dhaka 1215,
Phone: +880 2 8140310-20
Contact details for the link Link1 and link 2


  • The goods should be origin of the respective export/manufacturer’s country.
  • The manufacturer/exporter should not be a blacklisted company.


  • Pay as directed by the authorities.


  • The certificate is used to the consignment made against an order for purchase. Thus, the validity of this certificate is valid for the manufactured items.

    Processing Time

    • The process is initiated when the complete list of documents required is received.
    • The application is usually completed within 24 hours, or according to the timeframe notifying.
    • If the application in person is approved, it will issue the document in accordance with the period of time specified by the authorities.


      • The applicant will be able to avail the reduction in fees by becoming a chamber member, according to the chamber’s rules.
      • The commitment which is signed by the applicant should include the following information.
        • The products are made entirely from the exporting country of the particular product.
        • The details of the relevant manufacturing procedure.
        • If the products aren’t coming from the destination country of exporter The list of documents supporting the export are given as per the requirement.
      • A “CO” is usually made by the exporter products, contains at least the essential information regarding the item being delivered, a tarif code that identifies the importer, importer, as well as the country of origin.
      • Any documents that are produced in a different language than English must be translated.

      Requirements Information

      • The full title of name for the person who is exporting (consigner).
      • The full email address for the Exporter (consigner).
      • The full name of the person who is the consignee.
      • The full addresses of consignee.
      • Name of the destination country.
      • The country of origin of the products.
      • Transport details (road/airfreight/sea freight).
      • The details of the letter of credit are in accordance with the requirement.
      • Description of the product (item number markings, number, type of packaging, etc. ).
      • Quantity (weight in net and gross).
      • Application deadline.
      • Location in which the application was completed.
      • The full Name and Address of Agent (where they are a forwarding agent working for the consignor).
      • A declaration from the exporter.
      • Group Name.
      • Fax Number.
      • E-mail.
      • The Year in which the Establishment was made.
      • Lien Bank Name.
      • Industries Type.
      • Knit.
      • The number of machines.
      • Employees’ Number.
      • Member of the Association.
      • License Number.
      • BGMEA Code.
      • EPB Registration number.
      • Corporate Logo.
      • Person Contact Person Information.

      Need to have the Document

      • “Certificate of Origin” is required to verify that the goods that are being imported or exported are legal, and whether the import or export is subject to duty.
      • An origin certificate is a form of document used in international commerce. It can be printed or in electronic format it is signed by the exporter, and is then verified by a recognized issuing agency to prove that the products that are part of an export shipment are made, processed or manufactured in a specific location. A “Certificate of Origin” can also be referred to”Form A “Form A”
      • The “Cos” is also an exporter’s declaration. Every nation in the world takes into account the country of origin of imports when determining whether duty will be assessed on the items or, in some instances it is determined if the product can be legally imported at all.

      Information that could be helpful

      • According to the Imports and Exports Regulations, it is illegal to be penalized for falsely declaring on any origin certificate or permit.
      • Exporters must consult the customs Broker as well as the designated authority for certifying to ensure proper classification of the items and tariff numbers prior to filling out the forms. It is equally essential to study the notes that explain the forms at the end of each form, or in the department’s manual.

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