EUR1 Movement Certificate | Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

EUR1 Movement Certificate

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An EUR1 Movement Certificate is used to support claims for preferential (usually zero) rates of duty in the country of importation. To qualify the goods must 'originate' in the UK and be supported by a correctly completed and endorsed EUR1.

How do I apply for an EUR1 Movement Certificate?

  • Apply electronically via: essCert 

How do I complete an EUR1

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What documents do I need to supply as a backup?

  • A Commercial Invoice and packing list
  • If you have authorised another company to sign the EUR1 on your behalf, then you also need to submit a Letter of Authorisation
  • If the goods were shipped before the Certificate is issued, then you will also need to submit proof of shipment (bill of lading, airway bill, CMR note etc). Box 7 on the Certificate will need to state “Issued retrospectively”.

Which countries offer EUR1 Certificate preference?

The preference system only applies to countries that have trade agreements with the UK. Please contact for a current list.

For further information on UK trade agreements with non-EU countries, please visit: UK trade agreements with non-EU countries - GOV.UK (

Price of EUR1 Movement Certificate

Please contact our Documentation Team to confirm the cost of processing your EUR1. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce members receive a discount on standard prices.

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