Canada - European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Free Trade Agreement Between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)

Appendix II to Annex C

Origin Declarations

The origin declaration referred to in Articles 16 and 17 of Annex C to this Agreement is set out below in its two linguistic versions.

English version

The exporter of the products covered by this document [customs authorization No ...][Note 1] declares that, except where otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of Canada/EFTA preferential origin[Note 2].

French version

L'exportateur des produits couverts par le présent document [autorisation douanière
n° ...]1 déclare que, sauf indication claire du contraire, ces produits ont l'origine préférentielle Canada/AELÉ.

.................................................[Note 3]. Place and date

.................................................[Note 4] Signature and printed name of the exporter


Note 1: When the origin declaration is completed by an approved exporter within the meaning of Article 17 of Annex C, the exporter's customs authorization number shall be included. A customs authorization number is required only where the exporter is an approved exporter. Return to source paragraph.

Note 2: "Canada/EFTA preferential origin" means qualifying as originating under the rules of origin of the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association ( Iceland , Liechtenstein , Norway and Switzerland ). For the purposes of the bilateral agricultural Agreements, the term “Canada/EFTA” shall be replaced by “Canada/Iceland”, “Canada/Norway” or “Canada/Switzerland”, as applicable. Return to source paragraph.

Note 3: The place and date of completion of the origin declaration may be indicated elsewhere on the invoice or on another document that describes the originating products and includes the origin declaration. Return to source paragraph.

Note 4: Articles 16 and 17 of Annex C provide certain exceptions to the requirement of the exporter's signature. Return to source paragraph.