Export & Import Documentation

*** Please check the latest changes to our Export Docs services ****

Re-opening of Elliot House Drop off/Collection from 14th September 2021, Read details!

Greater Manchester Chamber is the leading provider of Export Documentation services in the North West. In Greater Manchester, Export Documentation Services are accessible at our office in Elliot House and at our base at The World Freight Terminal at Manchester Airport. You can also apply for a number of documents online through e-z cert.

The Chamber works with over 2,000 exporters a year, processes circa 38,000 documents for approximately 29,000 shipments contributing circa £787million to the local economy (2019/20 Data)

We can provide advice on worldwide export documentation requirements and trade regulations. As a Chamber member, you can get up to 50% discount on many of our documentation services.

KEY CHANGES FROM 1ST JANUARY 2021 TO DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

Certificates of Origin (Non-Preferential Market Access)

We are an Accredited Chamber of Commerce affiliated to the International Chambers of Commerce/World Chambers Federation International CO Accreditation Chain.

  • UK Certificates of Origin:  From 1st January, we will no longer issue European Certificates of Origin and instead this will be replaced by UK Certificates of Origin.   For more information on the changes, how to request new ones and more, please click here 

  • Arab Certificates of Origin: No changes from 1st January.  For more information, click here

Movement Certificates  (Preferential Market Access)

  • EUR1s:   From 1st January we will no longer issue EUR1s, however these will be replaced by a UK EUR1 version.  For more information about this change, how to request new ones and more, please click here

  • A.TRs:  From 1st Jan 2021, the Chamber will no longer issue ATRs for preferential purposes, however UK Certificates of Origin can be used for non-preferential trade if the trader wishes to use.   Please note the UK has signed a Trade Agreement with Turkey which is provisionally applied.  For more information about trading with Turkey, click here

Temporary Exports

  • ATA Carnets:  From 1st January, the Chamber will be able to issue UK ATA Carnets for temporary admissions into the EU and other approved countries.  For more detailed guidance on this, please click here

GSP Form A - Trading with Developing Nations

  • If you need to complete a GSP Form A, please note this is not a service our team offers.  You need to contact HMRC.

  • For guidance on how to complete this form, please click here

  • To check which countries and goods are covered and eligible under this scheme, please click here

Export Health Certificates

Are you exporting goods that require Export Health Certificates?  Let us connect you with a trusted approved supplier and chamber member.  Email us at exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk asking for an introduction.

OTHER DOCUMENTS & SERVICES

Electronic Documentation Services

E-z Cert

Useful Downloads

Useful Links and Resources

 

WHO CAN ACCESS OUR SERVICES?

  • Members and non-Members of the Chamber can use our documentation Services.

  • Members of the Chamber, however, can get up to 50% off on most of our documentation services.  So if you are thinking to be a regular user, you will save money by joining membership and you will also access a wider range of benefits, to learn more about these, please click here.

HOW CAN WE USE YOUR SERVICES?

  1. Make sure you read and understand our Standard Rules 

  2. Complete and submit to us a signed copy of a Formal Undertaking & specimen of signatures (if you are authorising more than one person from your business to submit documentation on your behalf). Please ensure you send a physical copy(ies) to our Airport Office at Room 7, Building 308, World Freight Terminal, Manchester Airport M90 5PZ and you can also send scanned copies to exportdocs@gmchamber.co.uk. Please note you must renew your Formal Undertakings annually.

  3. Register in our e-platform and submit your document(s) electronically.  Whilst we offer a standard service (chamber prints and post documents to you), we strongly recommend companies to use the express service when available (most countries), as this will save you posting time and money.