Libyan Embassy Legalization for Commercial Documents

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 Libya must be:

  • Original document signed by a company official and notarized (PDF not accepted).
  • Certified from the Secretary of the State where notarization occurred.
  • Authenticated by the US Department of State in Washington D.C.
  • Legalized by the Libyan Embassy in Washington DC.

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.

Legalize Certificate of Origin and/or Commercial Invoice

A Legalized Certificate of Origin and Commercial Invoice are two required documents to ship any products to Libya

Enter your invoice amount, then choose your case from the following two options to calculate the charges for you.

Please insert the total amount of your invoice here $

 Case(A) - Your C/O and C/I are certified from your Secretary of State.

 Case(B) - Your C/O and C/I are only signed from your company.

Procedure and Fees C/I and C/O
Our service fee for both documents (C/O and C/I) $
D.C. Government Fee {for both C/O and C/I} $
US Department of State fee {$8.00 for C/O and $8.00 for C/I} $
Libyan bureau first fee to legalize the invoice and certificate of origin
{$40.00 for C/O and $40.00 for C/I}
The calculated Libyan bureau second fee to legalize the certificate of invoice (C/I) $
The total fee $
Processing Time 14 Business days

** The Libyan Embassy calculates the statutory fees to legalize a commercial Invoice depending on the Invoice amount. The following table explains how the Libyan embassy calculates the fees:

Invoice amount Embassy Calculated fees
$ 1.00 : $ 50000.00 $ 50.00
$ 50001.00 : Above $ 0.001 percent of the invoice total amount

Legalization of other types of Commercial Export Certificates

US Arab Chamber of Commerce legalizes other commercial export documents and certificates from the Embassy of Libya 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, Pro Forma Certificates, Temporary Shipment Certificates, Ingredient Certificates, and ISO Certificates.

The chamber will authenticate the documents from the US Department of State, and legalize it by the Libyan Embassy in Washington DC. The process and fees for these documents are similar to the one previously listed above for Certificate of Origin. 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.
Please note that the Libyan embassy charges $ 300.00 to legalize Agency Agreement.


  • Company Check or Money Order Payable to “US Arab Chamber of Commerce”
  • Credit cards: Master, Visa, American Express.
  • Billing Request for companies that have a current “G- Account”
    (A "G-Account" is usually assigned to companies with a high volume of certifications)
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Mailing and Contact Information

  • The documents.
  • Your payment, or print out of proof of payment.
  • A prepaid return label from FedEx, UPS, DHL, Or US Postal Service.
  • A service request form that includes your contact information and the name of the destination country.
Mail your package to the following address US Arab Chamber of Commerce
  • At: Libya Legalization
    1330 New Hampshire Ave,
    NW, Suite B1,
    Washington, DC, 20036
  • Tel: (202) 468-4200

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