Enabling Environment

Certifying your goods for export

We conduct factory inspections, process your Certificates of Origin and provide you with much needed information on the Trade Agreements between Trinidad and Tobago and the world.

Enabling Environment

Certificate of Origin

A COO (Certificate of Origin) is a document used by an exporter, declaring that the goods being exported are of a certain origin and qualifies for preferential treatment or duty-free access in accordance with the relevant Rules of Origin. This is a criteria established under a Trade Agreement that determines whether a good or service will qualify for any treatment when traded.

Trinidad and Tobago currently has signed Trade Agreements with:-
  1. CARICOM Member States(Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and Suriname)
  2. Dominican Republic
  3. Costa Rica
  4. Venezuela
  5. Colombia
  6. Cuba

 How to apply for your COO

The Certificate of Origin for Trinidad and Tobago products are processed at:-

Port of Spain – Office

Trade Certification Unit
Ground Floor, Head Office
151 B Charlottes Street, Port of Spain
Tel: 868 625 2363, 0520
Fax: 868 625 2359
Email: Export_Certification@exportt.co.tt

Point Lisas Office

Trade Certification Unit
Plipdeco Information Centre
Altantic Avenue
Pt. Lisas Industrial Estate
Point Lisas
Tel: 868 679 2492, 4426
Fax: 868 679 2493
Email: Export_Certification@exportt.co.tt


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