Common questions

How do I renew my NAFTA certificate?

How do I renew my NAFTA certificate?

To renew your certificate, please complete a new blanket NAFTA Certificate of Origin and return it to us at least 30 days before your current certificate expires.

Are NAFTA certificates still required?

The NAFTA Certificate of Origin is not required for shipments to another NAFTA country unless the product qualifies for preferential tariff treatment under the NAFTA rules of origin. A certificate is not needed if the shipment does not qualify for preferential tariff treatment.

What replaced NAFTA?

Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA)
Overview. The U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a trade agreement between the named parties. The USMCA replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

What replaced Nafta?

Is there a form for USMCA?

Unlike NAFTA’s Certificate of Origin requirement, the USMCA does not require a specific form. A claim for preferential treatment under the USMCA should contain nine minimum data elements, which must indicate that product claiming preferential treatment originates and meets the requirements of USMCA Chapter 5.

What President started NAFTA?

Clinton signed it into law on December 8, 1993; the agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994.

How do I claim duty free treatment under NAFTA?

For most products, the rate applied to goods that qualify for NAFTA preferences is zero. I can see that my product is subject to a tariff in another NAFTA country, but is eligible for duty-free treatment under the NAFTA. How do I claim the duty-free treatment?

What does a certificate of origin mean in NAFTA?

Canada, Mexico and the United States established a uniform Certificate of Origin to certify that goods imported into their territories qualify for the preferential tariff treatment accorded by the NAFTA.

How are products classified in a NAFTA country?

Products are classified using national tariff schedules of the country into which they are imported. All NAFTA countries are members of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and utilize the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.

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