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Tunisia Documentation

Postby bridgat » Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:13 am

Best source of certification:
National U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce, website:

1.A Certificate of Origin and a Commercial Invoice are required for each shipment. Other related documents must
be placed under the C/O and C/I (new revised forms recommended but not compulsory).
2.All documents must be signed by an authorized person or agent and notarized by a local notary public ( unsigned
documents will be rejected and returned). Local Chambers of Commerce certification is not required on any of
these documents unless used as a notory.
3.The Certificate of Origin must state the full name and address of the manufacturer in the USA (or other country
with an appended declaration to C/O) on company letterhead.
4.All Commercial Invoices should contain at least six-digit Harmonized System (HS) Codes (i.e. Schedule B
Number) for items in that shipment.
5.A copy of each original document must be included for the Chamber files. There is no charge for this copy. Please
separate the Chamber copies from the documents to be certified, attach the check, and then mark them "Chamber
6.The Chamber normally certifies all documents on the same day they are received, provided they are completed
correctly as required, with proper forwarding arrangements. For all return mail (or express mail) please attach a
stamped, self-addressed envelope. For return by overnight courier, please attach a fully completed air way bill
including the following:Your account number, company name, address and phone number as "shipper." The
appropriate boxes checked and completed, such as "bill recipient"/"bill third party with your account number of
your courier." As a courtesy, the Chamber calls the indicated courier for pickups.
7.Fees: Original Document - $15.00 per page /copy of the original - $15.00 per page. Cash and personal checks
are not accepted. The Chamber accepts company checks. If paying by money order or cashiers check, please
include your company name, address, and telephone number. Checks should be made payable to the National
U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce. Kindly ensure that the correct amount is enclosed with documents, since the
Chamber cannot invoice for shortages or omission.
8.For forwarding to a consular or an embassy office, please enclose an instruction sheet and a return courier waybill
or return stamped addressed envelope from them back to your office.
9.Please note that no documents will be forwarded to any embassy without a correct check to cover their fees and a
return stamped envelope from them back to sender. The Chamber charges $10.00 to have your documents sent
by its messenger the same day to the embassies provided the documents arrive before noon.
10.Embassy fees and charges vary, so please contact the appropriate legalization office for their current fees.
Certification Hours (EST) 09:00am - 12:30pm Walk-ins
12:30pm - 1:30pm Closed for Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Walk-ins
*9:30am - 4:30pm Deliveries & Pickups
*Except on holidays observed by NUSACC

Certification Locations
National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce National Office
1023 15th Street, N.W.
4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: (202) 289-5920
Fax: (202) 289-5939

New York Office
420 Lexington Ave. , Suite 2034
New York, NY 10170
Tel: (212) 986-8024
Fax: (212) 986-0216

Houston Office
1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1600
Houston, Texas 77056
Tel: 713 963-4620
Fax: 713 963-4609

Los Angeles Office
8929 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 310
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Tel: (310) 646-1499
Fax: (310) 646-2462
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