MCI Issued more than 123 thousand Licenses for Certificate of Origin Electronically during 2016 AD

07 Jan 2017
The Ministry of Commerce and Investment announced the issuance of 123.364 thousand licenses for certificate of origin Services electronically during 2016 AD, where the number of licenses granted to the commercial sector amounted to 22,490 licenses, that is equal to 18% per cent of the total licenses, while the number of industrial licenses amounted to 100,874 licenses, that is equal to 82% per cent of the total number.

Notably, the e-service launched by the Ministry last year enabled the exporters and manufacturers to submit the request for certificate of origin electronically, without the need for attending the Ministry. This is part of the Ministry's keenness and endeavor to support the economic sectors in the Kingdom and to facilitate the relevant procedures.

MCI calls on those interested to issue the certificate of origin electronically to have access to the Ministry’s website or link to the e-service site:

It is worth mentioning that the certificate of origin is considered an official document granted by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment to the Saudi exporters and manufacturers, in order to prove that the goods, exported overseas, of national origin or acquired the status of a national product, also it is considered a main factor to facilitate the export and to serve the manufacturers. 

 This service comes within the e-services provided by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, in order to improve and organize the trade and investment environment in Saudi Arabia, in accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

Last Modified 25 Dec 2018