Certificate of Origin is an important international trade document attesting that goods in a particular export shipment have been wholly obtained, produced, manufactured, or processed in a particular country.
Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture issues two types of certificates of origin :-
Interested parties for certificates of origin are the following stakeholders :-
- Customs administrators
- Freight forwarders or
The issuance of these certificates in the isles comes from the government of Zanzibar’s decision to delegate such role to the private sector – ZNCCIA.
An exporter is required to access the online system to request for certificate of origin which will simplify his/her process by first registering and filling the information of the required certificate and finally submits his/her request for processing at the Chamber by Signatories.