The US Arab Chamber of Commerce assists U.S. exporters and corporations to expedite the legalization process and obtain the required authentications in a timely manner. Commercial export Documents destined for use in Iraq must be:
Companies must complete steps 1 and 2 before shipping the documents to US Arab Chamber of Commerce to expedite completion of steps 3, and 4.
A legalized Certificate of Origin is an obligatory requirement to complete an export process to Iraq, while legalizing a Commercial Invoice is optional, in case it is a contractual requirement between the exporter and the importer.
Any commercial Invoice or Certificate of Origin destined for use in Iraq requires special preparations before it can be legalized by the Iraqi Embassy in Washington, which are:
A Private Agency: the exporter must include all the following certificates
An Iraqi governmental Agency : the exporter must include only one of the previously mentioned certificate 1, 2, or 3.
|Fees:||One document (C/I or C/O)||Set of C/I & C/O|
|US Department of State||$ 8.00||$ 16.00|
|Iraq Embassy||$ 160.00||$ 320.00|
|Service fee||$ 100.00||$150.00|
|Total||$ 268.00||$ 486.00|
|Processing Time||9 Business days|
US Arab Chamber of Commerce legalizes other commercial export documents and certificates from the Embassy of Egypt in Washington D.C. such as Packing Lists, Insurance Certificates, Halal Certificates, Export Certificates, Radiation Certificates, Dangerous Goods Certificates, Inspection Certificates, Bill of Lading, Airway Bills, Iraqi Stock Exchange certificate ISX, Pro Forma Certificates, Temporary Shipment Certificates, Ingredient Certificates, and ISO Certificates.
The chamber will authenticate it from the US Department of State, and legalize it by the Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC. The process and fees for these documents are similar to the one previously listed above for commercial invoices. These documents must be certified from the same secretary of the state where they were issued. For more information, please call customer Service for support.
US Arab Chamber of Commerce accepts these methods of payment:
Before sending your package, you must ensure that it includes: