Certificates of Origin / exporting to israel


The Certificate of Origin will no longer be necessary after March 31, 2018. Instead U.S. exporters will now be required to complete a declaration (“Invoice Declaration”) on the invoice, delivery note, or any other commercial document accompanying the shipment. Please see a sample invoice declaration below**

**Example Invoice Declaration (copy & paste)

I, the undersigned, hereby declare that unless otherwise indicated, the goods covered by this document fully comply with the rules of origin and the other provisions of the Agreement on the Establishment of a Free Trade Area between the Government of Israel and the Government of the United States of America.

□ The Exporter (whether the exporter is the producer or not)

□ The Producer (is not the exporter)

Tax Identification: ________________________________

Name: ________________________________________

Title: ________________________________________

E-mail: ________________________________________

Signature: ________________________________________

In addition to the official US Certificates of Origin (COO) for Exports to Israel under the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA), we provide:

  1. Assistance completing the COO
  2. Research export compliance with the FTA, if necessary
  3. Chamber stamp when required by the FTA

One Certificate of Origin is required per export shipment. There is a $25 flat fee for Certificates of Origin and the aforementioned services for individual members and non-members. There is no charge for business members.

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*Customs does not accept photocopies or downloaded copies

For Israel-based companies interested in exporting to the US, contact the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce in Tel Aviv.

What does a Certificate of Origin for Export to Israel do for US-based businesses?

  • Saves time and money
  • Waives tariffs
  • Waives duties
  • Facilitates export through customs

You need a Certificate of Origin for Export to Israel if your export is:

  • Wholly the growth, product or manufacture of the United States*
  • Sold to a customer in Israel, with Israel as the export’s destination

*Products not wholly the growth, product or manufacture of the United States must be substantially transformed into a new article having a new name, character or use in order to qualify.

You do not need a Certificate of Origin for Export to Israel for:

  • Evaluation samples or temporary exports for a trade show
    Contact the US Council for International Business at 1.866.786.5625 or visit www.merchandisepassport.org
  • Printed Informational Material