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Authority Letter

If you are applying for a Certificate of Origin on behalf of another UK company, using thier commercial invoice, you will not require an Authority Letter. Just include your company details in box 9 of the pink application copy of the Certificate of Origin.

The table below explains Essex Chambers requirements with regards to agents -
 
Formal Undertaking Box 1 Box 9 Invoice Attested? Authority Letter needed?
  Agent   Overseas Company   Agent              No   Yes, you will need your customer to
  complete an Overseas Letter of 
  Authority.                      
  Agent   Overseas Company   Agent   Yes   Yes, you will need your customer to
  complete an Overseas Letter of 
  Authority.                      
  Agent   Customer UK Company   Agent   No   No
  Agent   Customer UK Company     Agent   Yes   No, if signing off as Agent
  company. *
  Agent   Customer UK Company   Agent   Yes   Yes, if signing off as the customers 
  company. **               

* i.e You, as the agent, will use your own company stamp and we will attest your signature to your company.

** All agent signatories who appear on this letter, must be on the agents Formal Undertaking.