Certificate of origin (CO) is one of important documentation for export-import shipment, related to the promotion of tax. Each trading partner of Vietnam will have its own regulations on documents in general and CO in particular. The EU is one of Vietnam’s major trading partners, with the introduction of the EVFTA, two-way trade has been further expanded. CO form EUR.1 is applied for cargo from Vietnam to EU as the rule of EVFTA. After nearly 5 months of implementing the EVFTA Agreement, the export turnover of Vietnam’s goods to the EU market using C/O form EUR.1 reached a rather high rate, accounting for over 14% of the total export turnover to the EU market. So, how to make CO form EUR.1 for shipment from Vietnam to EU?


  1. What is CO

Certificate of origin is an important international trade document that certifies that goods in a particular export shipment are wholly obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in a particular country.


  1. Who issue CO in Vietnam

In Vietnam, there are 2 organizations that can issue CO:

–           For CO form A and B: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

–           For the other Form: Import and Export Management Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade

  1. Documentation for issue CO
  • Application form
  • Exporting Customs declaration sheet
  • Declaration barcode
  • Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Bill of Lading
  • List of Ingredients
  • Consumption of raw materials
  • Production process
  • Import customs declaration sheet and invoice
  1. Time and cost to make CO


Time to do CO will be about 2 working days since full documents are provided. However, for the company that make CO on the first time, the time will be longer, because businesses need to register a trader profile. CO is only issued when the business has a valid and complete trader profile.

SM Global provide service making CO with CO fee is 30$/ set

  1. Why choose SM Global to handle your cargo

– We specialize in doing CO for exports to Europe, most of which are refrigerated goods.

With the strength of being a leading unit in delivery refrigerated cargo to Europe, America, Korea, Japan, SM Global provides full service from trucking, customs, making CO until delivery to the buyer. Therefore, we have the experience in making CO quickly and economically.


– We have many year experience for exporting shipment

SM Global Logistics is known as one of the leading freight forwarding companies in Vietnam, providing ocean freight, air freight for export- import cargo service, customs clearance and local trucking. We can handle all term, include DDP until final destination. Until now, we have 4 branches in Vietnam and the network of agents all over the world to ensure handling shipment for many routes and type of commodity.

– Have good relationship with vendor

SM Global get our own trucking team with a big volume of truck and we are able to arrange special vehicle for all kinds of cargo. Besides, we have contract with many line: ONE, Wanhai, EMC, Yangming, … So SM Global confident with competitive rate, even if arrange a huge of space.


– Best customer service, ready for 24/7

We are always ready to answer, solve problems that related to shipment in order to provide the best service. With the spirit of international working, we not only work according to the Vietnamese time zone, but also have someone on duty to ensure that we do not miss any of our customers’ needs. We believe, good service will be what keeps customers more than anything

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