- Fees for certificates of origin, lists, and inspection certificates: -
Fees are taken for the ratification of certificates of origin, commercial lists, and inspection certificates according to the amended law of ratification of signatures on Iraqi and foreign records and documents No. 52 of 1970 and as shown below: -
1- The aforementioned documents are ratified by the commercial attaché or Iraqi missions, in case there were no commercial attaché. The amount of $160 or its equivalent is taken for each ratification; original document or a copy and for certificates of origin, commercial lists, and inspection certificates. The ratification should be done on the last copy taking into account sealing all copies to avoid forgery, providing that all copies are sealed from the top to avoid taking out any sheet of the documents (Consular Department Letter No. 8/9/1/4666 in 23/5/2007).
2 - The aforementioned documents issued by one of the member states of the Arab Common Market and ratified by the official reference in the country of origin of the goods produced in Arab countries are ratified (without taking ratification fees) in accordance to the resolution of the Economic and Social Council of the Arab League No. 1506 in 19/2/2004 and the approval of the Cabinet / Economic Affairs Committee in its letter No. 1320 in 26/2/2007 which stipulates the cancelling of fees on certificates of origin and commercial lists associated with them preserving Iraq's right of reciprocity.
3 – Concerning the goods manufactured in non-Arab countries and exported to the Iraqi market (i.e. re-exporting from the local market of these countries to the Iraqi market) the procedures set below are followed:
A – The ratification of the consulate of the manufacturing countries in the light of the original certificate of origin sent to the Arab country.
B – The ratification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab country that exports the goods to Iraq to ratify the Consulate seal of the manufacturing country.
C – Ratification fees ($160) are taken and all the documents are sealed.
(Consular Department letter No. 8/9/1/83159 in 11/8/2010 and 8/9/1/70440 in 7/4/2010)
D - Taking into account that the goods are produced by the same producer countries and writing that upon ratification to avoid any change in case of ratification in a country other than the country of origin.