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Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin

  • FMM is authorised by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry to issue and endorse Certificate of Origin since January 1982.
  • FMM is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICC), Paris since 1988.
  • FMM is one of the major and reputable Chambers in Malaysia to endorse the Certificate of Origin.
  • Certificates of Origin endorsed by FMM are recognised and accepted by Customs authorities worldwide.
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What is Certificate of Origin?

Certificate of Origin (CO) is a document that certifies the country of origin of a particular product. The CO is intended solely to prove the origin of goods in order to satisfy customs or trade requirements such as supporting letter of credit. They can also be used as supporting documents for the issuance of corresponding COs by another authorised Chamber.



Step 1 - Register with FMM for NPCO endorsement service


Kindly download and submit the completed Registration Form according to your nature of business as follows:



Step 2 - Submit your NPCO application according to the types of endorsement illustrated below


a. Malaysian Manufactured and Processed Products

For Members and Non-Members

Example: A Malaysian manufacturer exports direct to Bangladesh.

Application must be accompanied by a copy of each of the following documents which shall be retained by FMM:-

  • Invoice from Malaysian manufacturer to Bangladesh importer;
  • Packing list;
  • Bill of Lading for goods from Malaysia to Bangladesh;
  • Customs K2 form; and
  • Other documents that FMM may deem necessary

FMM shall have the right to inspect the premises where manufacturers assemble the goods under application and to check the documents and records of the applicants.



b. Third Party Endorsements

For Members and Non-Members

Example: A Singapore company buys from Malaysian manufacturer and sells to Papua New Guinea. Malaysian manufacturer applies for NPCO on behalf of Singapore company for their importer in Papua New Guinea.

Application must be accompanied by a copy of each of the following documents which shall be retained by FMM:-

  • Invoice by Malaysian manufacturer to Singapore company;
  • Invoice by Singapore company to Papua New Guinea importer;
  • Packing List;
  • Bill of Lading for goods shipped from Malaysia to Papua New Guinea;
  • Customs K2 Form;
  • Letter of Indemnity covering Third Party Consignor; and
  • Other documents that FMM may deem necessary
FMM shall have the right to inspect the premises where manufacturers assemble the goods under application and to check the documents and records of applicants.



c. Back-to-Back (B2B) / Transhipment NPCO

For Members Only

Effective January 1, 2018, exporters would need to adhere to the revised additional guidelines issued by MITI which allows for Back-to-Back (B2B) / Transhipment NPCO to be issued to companies in the following categories.

Category 1: Companies Operating in Bonded Warehouse

Documents from the First/Previous Exporting Country

a.

Certificate of Origin <within one year>

b.

Invoice

c.

Bill of Lading

d.

Packing List

Documents from the Intermediate Country (Malaysia)

a.

Invoice

b.

Bill of Lading / Delivery Note

c.

Packing List

d.

Monitoring sheet

Additional Documents

a.

Customs K8 Declaration / ZB Form (Import)

b.

Customs K8 Declaration / ZB Form (Export)



Category 2 - Companies with Goods Transhipped in Free Zone

Documents from the First/Previous Exporting Country

a.

Certificate of Origin <within one year>

b.

Invoice

c.

Bill of Lading

d.

Packing List

Documents from the Intermediate Country (Malaysia)

a.

Invoice

b.

Bill of Lading / Delivery Note

c.

Packing List

d.

Monitoring sheet

Additional Documents

a.

Customs K8 Declaration / ZB Form (Transhipment)



Category 3 - Companies with Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse status

Documents from the First/Previous Exporting Country

a.

Certificate of Origin <within one year>

b.

Invoice

c.

Bill of Lading

d.

Packing List

Documents from the Intermediate Country (Malaysia)

a.

Invoice

b.

Bill of Lading / Delivery Note

c.

Packing List

d.

Monitoring sheet

Additional Documents

a.

Customs K1 Declaration (Import)

b.

Customs K2 Declaration (Export)

c.

Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse from Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) *for existing license holder*

d.

Approval Letter on Value Adding Activities (VAA) or “Kelulusan Menjual Alat Ganti Sebagai Warranty Parts” from Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD)

e.

Letter of Undertaking*



Category 4 - Companies with existing Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) / International Procurement Centre (IPC) / Principal Hub status

Documents from the First/Previous Exporting Country

a.

Certificate of Origin <within one year>

b.

Invoice

c.

Bill of Lading

d.

Packing List

Documents from the Intermediate Country (Malaysia)

a.

Invoice

b.

Bill of Lading / Delivery Note

c.

Packing List

d.

Monitoring sheet

Additional Documents

a.

Customs K1 Declaration (Import)

b.

Customs K2 Declaration (Export)

c.

Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse from Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) *for existing license holder*

d.

Letter of Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) /  International Procurement Centre (IPC) / Principal Hub status from MIDA *for existing license holder*

e.

Letter of Undertaking*



NOTE:

*
Letter of Undertaking shall bear:

  • assurance from applicant that the goods to be re-exported have not gone any substantial processes that may compromise the origin status of the first exporting country, other than the permissible activities such as storing, break-bulking, repacking, relabeling, preserving and transportation/logistics activities such as unloading and loading;
  • commitment that applicant shall be fully accountable and liable in case of any fraud, falsification, wrongdoing and/or due diligence related to the details or information declared by the applicant during application for B2B NPCO; and
  • will or intention of applicant to accept any legal action and/or any other possible consequences with regard to fraud, falsification, and wrongdoing and/or due diligence related to the details or information declared by the applicant during application for B2B NPCO.



Certification of Commercial Invoice and Other Shipping Documents

For Members Only

1. Invoice
2. Packing List

* Given that verification visit would be performed during membership application, FMM is aware that the business in operation and hence, the certification for invoice and packing list can be performed for FMM members.




Certificate of Origin Forms

The FMM Certificate of Origin Forms are available in pads of 100 copies each from any of FMM offices.

Applicant shall furnish all particulars, typewritten as required in the certificate.

Provision must be made for an additional copy for retention by FMM.


 

How to Apply for CO?

Manufacturers Trading Companies
1 Valid Statutory Declaration Valid Statutory Declaration
2 Specimen Signatures of Authorised Signatories Specimen Signatures of Authorised Signatories
3 Registration Form Registration Form
4 Company Registration Certificates
(Form 9 or Form 13 and Form 49)
Company Registration Certificates
(Form 9 or Form 13 and Form 49)
5 Manufacturing License or Business Supplier’s Business License from Local Council or Supplier’s Manufacturing License
6 - Letter of Declaration on Malaysian Origin of Products from Manufacturer
 

FMM Endorsement Services:

  • FMM’s network of 12 offices located throughout Malaysia offer professional guidance and service on issuance and endorsement of CO (Click Here for Offices)
  • It takes only 20 minutes to endorse a CO
 

Rates for Endorsements and Forms

Fees FMM Members (RM) Non-Members (RM)
Per Signature for all endorsements   5.20 9.90
Per Signature for Third Party Consignor   9.90 19.80
Per Signature for all minor amendments   5.20 9.90
Conventional Certificate of Origin Form per 100 copies

 - Peninsular Malaysia
 15.10 19.80
 - Sabah & Sarawak
  19.80
24.55



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