Preferential and non-preferential origin

Supplier's declaration

A supplier’s declaration is supporting evidence for an application for origin certification. Suppliers provide these declarations to exporters, stating the origin of their products.

Supplier’s declaration for goods having preferential origin status

Supplier’s declaration for products not having preferential origin status

Long-term supplier’s declaration

You can use a single supplier’s declaration to cover several shipments of goods where:

  • the supplier regularly supplies you with goods
  • and
  • the preferential origin is expected to be the same for a considerable period of time.

Long-term declaration for products having preferential origin status

Long-term declaration for products not having preferential origin status

Form INF 4

The INF4 is a form issued by a customs authority in the EU which confirms the authenticity of a supplier’s declaration. The INF4 is made up of an application form and a certificate. Application can be made by either a buyer or a customs office within the EU. The INF 4 form is available in Related forms.

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