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Application Conditions and Procedures for Certificates of Origin


To apply for Certificates of Origin (CO) for their goods, traders must first ensure that the goods concerned fulfil the applicable origin rules.  Exporters and manufacturers (and subcontractors) applying for CO must possess Business Registration.  Manufacturers (and subcontractors) concerned must also obtain Factory Registration before they are eligible to apply for CO.

Procedures and Related Information

  1. Factory Registration
  2. Certificates of Origin
    1. Certificate of Hong Kong Origin and Certificate of Origin - Processing
    2. Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - CEPA
    3. Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - New Zealand
    4. Certificate of Origin - Form A

Applications for 2(a) – (c) above can be lodged via E-services.  Traders who are unable to use E-services can lodge their applications via the Service Centres of the electronic service providers.  For details, please click here.