International Export Documentation


Friday 22 December 2023 - 9.00am – 1.00pm
Monday 25 December 2023 - CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2023 - CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 2023 - no service
Thursday 28 December 2023 - no service
Friday 29 December 2023 - no service
Monday 01 January 2024 - CLOSED
Tuesday 02 January 2024 - normal service


Export documentation is required in some countries to clear customs, or, it can be required as proof of origin in order to claim preferential duty rates, or for banking purposes when payment is by Letter of Credit. Letters confirming UK registration and/or Chamber membership may also be required to accompany tenders or contracts.

Contact us

For more information on our export documentation service, please contact our friendly team01473 694839 or

Save as a Suffolk Chamber member

As a member of Suffolk International Chamber, you receive 50% discount on United Kingdom documents.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is a major issuer of export documentation in the United Kingdom.

We issue United Kingdom Certificates of Origin, Arab-British Certificates of Origin, Invoices, and international trade related documents such as UK EUR1 Movement Certificates and embassy legalisation.

We hold forms on:

Apply online for UK and Arab-British Certificates of Origin through our e-Cert/a-Cert website.

Update for exporters February 2023

The British Chamber of Commerce as the authorising body in the UK for Centrificates of Orgin has decided that plain paper United Kingdom Cetrficates of Origin will be issued from the 1st of April 2023. Read more about these changes here.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm

Counter service (while you wait) 10.00am - 1.00pm then 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Contact Export Documentation team on 01473 694839 or email

Express Documentation Service

Personal callers do not need to make appointments, but in order to offer a speedy service, a telephone call beforehand ensures a shorter waiting time.

Certificates of Origin may also be processed by post

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
Felaw Maltings South Kiln
42 Felaw Street
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SQ

Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.