Name of goods, HS tariff item, preferential criterion, indication whether you are a manufacturer or not, regional value, country of origin Any application for preferences under the CLFTA must be supported by a certificate acknowledging the originating status of the imported product. This link provides a PDF template that shows how to structure such a certificate of origin. The template is filled out and users can use it. Its use or the respect of its structure is in no way obligatory. However, in accordance with the applicable rules, all data elements referred to therein must continue to be made available to CBP, upon request, as part of a claim for preferential tariff treatment. As a rule, the certificate of origin certifies that the goods were manufactured, manufactured or processed in a given country (in this case the United States or Chile). The exporter of goods has the right to obtain customs benefits with this certificate. After an exporting producer has issued a certificate of origin (either from the importer or from Chilean law), one of the parties to a transaction may be notified that the request for erroneous information was well founded or that the certificate of origin contains some kind of error. Where the certificate has been issued by an exporter or producer, it shall be for the exporter or producer of the certificate of origin to notify immediately in writing any person who originally issued it of any amendment which would affect the accuracy or validity of the certificate. While unpaid duties must be paid to the customs authority when goods are no longer considered to be originating, the customs authority may not impose penalties on the issuer of the certificate of origin if such measures are taken. Duty drawback for U.S.
goods exported to Chile began to expire on January 1, 2012, as reported in the 19 U.S..C 1313(j)(4)(B) and 1313(n). For more information on drawback, click here. Despite the fact that the final responsibility for the declaration lies with the importer, the necessary information to support the declaration must, in most cases, be provided by the exporting producer. Support information (e.g. B certificate of origin) which follow a claim for preferential treatment may be provided by the exporter, importer or manufacturer of the products. If this supporting information is not produced by the manufacturer (i.e. by the importer or exporter), it must be based either on 1) a certificate of origin issued by the manufacturer or 2) on the knowledge by the exporter or importer that the goods are considered to be originating. . . .