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Trade and Industry Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Brand Hong Kong - Asia world city

24-hour hotline : 23 922 922

e-mail address :

Ref: TID CL CO/200

15 July 2019

Dear Sirs,

Certificate of Origin Circular No. 9/2019

Notice to Exporters :

Series 1 (USA) No. 9/2019

Series 2 (EU) No. 10/2019

Series 3 (Countries other than USA & EU) No. 9/2019

Electronic Service for Certificate of Origin

I. Introduction

This Circular provides the trade with up-to-date information on the electronic service for Certificate of Origin (CO) including Certificate of Hong Kong Origin, Certificate of Processing, Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - CEPA, Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - New Zealand, Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - Georgia and Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - Form AHK.

II. Service Providers

2.Applications for CO have to be lodged in electronic mode through the service providers appointed by the Government, which include Brio Electronic Commerce Limited (Brio), Global e-Trading Services Limited (Ge-TS) and Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited (Tradelink). Traders who wish to use electronic service for submission of CO applications are advised to register with any of the service providers. Please visit their websites and/or call their hotlines below for more information.

Service Providers
Brio Electronic Commerce Limited
Tel: 2111 1288
Global e-Trading Services Limited
Tel: 8201 0082
Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited
Tel: 2599 1700

For traders not registered for using electronic service with any of the above service providers, they can approach the Electronic Trading Access Service (ETAS) centres of individual service providers, which provide paper-to-electronic conversion service with a service charge, to lodge applications for CO.

III. Enquiry

3.For enquires on the content of this Circular, please contact us at 2398 5545 or

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Joyce HO)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry