Certificate of Origin Embassy Legalization

The US Arab Chamber of Commerce USACC provides US exporters and corporations with expedited legalization service for Certificate of Origin for use in the Arab Countries.

Before you send us the Certificate of Origin, ensure that your document is:
  • An original document signed by a corporate agent (blue ink).
  • Notarized by a local notary public. Download a Certificate of Origin form (CO).
  • Certified from your local Secretary of State Office.
After we receive your COO, we will process the following certifications:
  • Authentication from the US Department of State in Washington DC.
  • The US Arab Chamber of Commerce Stamp
  • Embassy legalization from the embassy of the destination county in Washington DC.

The following table contains the fees and the processing time required to legalize a certificate of origin for the Arab countries:

Country Set of C/I & C/O Only C/O Only C/I Processing Time
Algeria $ 356.00 $ 198.00 $ 198.00 12 Business days
Bahrain $ 220.00 + Fees To Legalize C/I     10 Business days
Egypt $ 316.00 $ 178.00 $ 178.00 10 Business days
Iraq $ 486.00 $ 268.00 $ 268.00 9 Business days
Jordan $ 85.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00 3 Business days
Kuwait $ 225.00 $ 140.00 $ 115.00 7 Business days
Lebanon $ 70.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00 One Business day
Libya $ 246.00 + Fees To Legalize C/I     14 Business days
Morocco $ 178.00 $ 89.00 $ 89.00 7 Business days
Oman $ 70.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00 One Business days
Palestine $ 661.00 $ 358.00 $ 358.00 10 Business days
Qatar $ 202.00 + Fees To Legalize C/I     17 Business days
Saudi Arabia $ 100.00     6 Business days
Sudan $ 1344.00 $ 707.00 $ 707.00 12 Business days
Syria Call (202) 468-4200      
Tunisia $ 165.00 $ 100.00 $ 100.00 5 Business days
UAE $ 185.00 + Fees To Legalize C/I     9 Business days
Yemen $ 285.00 $ 160.00 $ 160.00 15 Business days

Please click on your destination country for more price details
The legalization of a Commercial Invoice and a Certificate of Origin are obligatory to export any shipment to Bahrain, Libya, Qatar or UAE.


Certificate of Origin Form

A Certificate of Origin( CoO, COO, or C/O) is a certification used in international export shipments to specify the origin of the exported goods along with other product-related information such as the contact information about the U.S. exporter and the importer, country of origin, Transportation and packaging details, the description and the quantity of the exported products. The CO may be completed as an electronic or printed form and prepared by the exported. It must be signed by a corporate agent , certified by the local Secretary of State Office, authenticated by the US Department of State, Stamped by the US Arab Chamber of Commerce and finally legalized by the embassy of the destination country in Washington DC.


How to prepare your envelope?

  1. You must ensure that your document is ready for the legalization process.
    If you are not sure, please call us on: (202) 468-4200 for verification first.
  2. After that, prepare an envelope that contain all the following:
  • The documents that need legalization.
  • Your payment. We accept all major credit cards, money order and wire transfer. Make your payment payable to the US Arab Chamber of Commerce.
  • Your contact information including: your name, phone, email, and destination country.
  • A prepaid return airway bill to send the documents back to you after finishing.
  • Send the envelope to the following address:
US Arab Chamber of Commerce
1330 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Suite B1,
Washington, DC, 20036
Tel: (202) 468-4200


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