Federation of Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

Certificate of Origin

Important Notice to the Sri Lankan Exporters on Issue of Certificate of Origin

The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) has been recognized and designated to issue Non-Preferential Certificates of Origin (COO) to Sri Lankan exporters.

An ordinary Certificate of Origin is an important and vital document in the part of the export documentation that can be satisfied your buyers that the products exported are produced, processed or manufactured in Sri Lanka. Certificate of Origin can be broadly classified into two types, namely, Non-Preferential Certificates (Ordinary Certificate of Origin) and Preferential Certificate of Origin.

The Non-preferential Certificates of Origin are now processed by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) at the lowest cost & minimum time at the most convenient location in the city to the exporters through highly trained, courteous and dedicated team of professionals. These professionals are trained even to advice exporters about any enquery or clarification pertaining to both Non-preferential Certificate of Origin and Preferential Certificate of Origin as a part of our service to the exporters.

In an emergency, we can make arrangement to issue COOs even on public holidays.

Documents required:

  • Completed Registration Form (only once)
  • Duly filled COO
  • Completed Form B
  • Other documents as require (Eg: CUSDEC or Commercial Invoice)


Type of Documents Charge (Rs) Remarks
Certificate of Origin Manual 250/=
Certificate Of Origin – Semi Electronic System 250/= To print maximum of 08 pages

These charges are inclusive of VAT + NBT

COO manual system

COO book containing 100 copies could be purchased from the International Affairs Division of FCCISL at Rs.250/- per book or could be downloaded from the FCCISL website.

COO – Semi Electronic System

The Registration Form, Certificate of Origin Form (COO) and Form B are available in the FCCISL website & could be filled using the PDF writer. The forms are designed for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or above. Click here to download the latest version.

Signature of the authorized officer should be uploaded in the relevant place as an image. Please inform FCCISL in advance details of the authorized person/s with his/their signature/s in an original letterhead of your company.

On receipt of your completed Format on Certificate of Origin online form together with a copy of the relevant Commercial Invoice, Form B and other relevant documents the FCCISL will print the Certificate of Origin, Form B, certify those & hand over to the relevant staff member of your company.

For further details please contact Ms. H.C Shyamalee

Please contact us for further information.

Tel: +94 11 236 69 96/7,
Mobile: +94 77 808 6206
Fax: +94 11 236 69 92
Email: [email protected]