US Certificate of Origin (CO)

Note:  The US Certificate of Origin (CO) is used only if the origin of the shipment is the United States or Puerto Rico.

A US CO authenticates the country of origin of the goods being shipped. Some nations restrict imports from certain countries; many countries limit the quantity of goods that are allowed to be imported or give preference to goods manufactured in the US.

A US CO is required by some importing countries for certain goods. Since these criteria change often, be sure to verify the current criteria requiring a US CO before sending your shipment. For a list of destination countries and goods that require a US CO, see

To process a US CO using UPS WorldShip, use one of the following methods: