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International Export Documentation

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 team: 01473 694839 or

Save as a Suffolk Chamber member

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is a major issuer of export documentation in the United Kingdom. As a member of Suffolk Chamber, you will receive 50% discount on United Kingdom documents. 

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:

  • United Kingdom Certificates of Origin
  • Arab-British Certificates of Origin
  • UK EUR1 Movement Certificates
  • Standard Shipping Notes
  • Dangerous Goods Notes


E-Cert (Online Export Documentation)

E-Cert enables exporters to apply for certain certificates online. It can be used to obtain UK and Arab British Certificates of Origin as well as UK EUR1 Movement Certificate. E-Cert is approved by the British Chambers of Commerce as being compliant with regulations and data security requirements.

Apply online for UK, Arab-British Certificates of Origin EUR1 certificate through our e-Cert/a-Cert website.

Upon receipt the documents are stamped and returned to you by first-class post on the same day, or alternatively you may collect them from the Suffolk Chamber. Further details on how to register can be obtained by calling the Export Documentation Team on 01473 694839 or email


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.

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