• Certificates of Origin


    The Chamber offers Certificate of Origin and Notary services required when doing business overseas.


    Questions about Certificates of Origin?

    Please call 206-575-1633 during business hours or email Megan Tucker at Megan@SeattleSouthsideChamber.com or Cindy Joaquin at Cindy@SeattleSouthsideChamber.com.


    Please note that our Legal name is the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce. We are only able to stamp or emboss certificates with our legal name. 

    We accept Certificates of Origins from Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 4:30pm. Before coming in, please call 206-575-1633 to make sure we are available and in the office as our schedule may change.  Payment is due at the time of signing.

  • What to Bring With You

    • At least 2 originals, one for you and one for the Chamber, of...
      • Certificate of Origin
        • Must state the Country of Origin as "USA" or "United States of America"
        • Must include the Chamber's wording (see Helpful Tips below) at the BOTTOM OF THE PAGE below the exporter's declaration
        • Must be signed by exporter PRIOR TO being signed and stamped by a Chamber representative
      • Backup documentation to prove products originated in the United States
        • This includes, but is not limited to, Bill of Lading (or other shipping documentation), Commercial Invoice, or Packing List
        • Must match-up with the Certficiate of Origin
        • We cannot issue a stamp if any products or materials are listed as originating outside of the United States
    • Payment in the form of Credit Card, Check, or Exact Cash
      • Contact the Chamber for the price of the Certificate or Notary service
  • Helpful Tips

    • If you need a notary for your Certificate, please call (206) 575-1633 to make an appointment to ensure our notary is present
    • We are NOT ABLE to stamp commercial invoices
    • Make sure to fill out your Certificate before coming in
    • All of the below wording is required on the Certificate or we won't be able to sign it


    The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, a recognized Chamber of Commerce under the laws of the State of Washington, has examined the manufacturer’s invoice or shipper’s affidavit concerning the origin of the merchandise and, according to the best of its knowledge and belief, finds that the products named in this certificate originated in the United States of America.  This certification does not certify origin for purposes of the laws of the United States of America and makes no warranty, express or implied concerning the goods, affidavit, or documents relating thereto, and assumes no responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any statements contained in said affidavit of any of the documentation mentioned therein.


    Please be sure to use "Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce"
    NOT "Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce"
    We are only able to stamp or emboss certificates with our legal name. ‚Äč

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