Lebanon Documentation Requirements

Stream I or Stream II Certificate of Origin and Invoice

Special Requirements
Invoice to include the following declaration:
"We certify that the present invoice is authentic, that it is the only one issued by us for the goods mentioned therein, that it gives the exact value without deduction of any payment on account and that they are of ......... origin".

Each invoice should be accompanied by its own Certificate of Origin.

No copy Certificate of Origin is accepted for legalisation unless required by letter of Credit or Importer.

Medicines, chemical products and by-products should be accompanied by a declaration as to whether they are hazardous or non-hazardous and that they are free for sale in the UK. In addition, medicines and foods require an expiry date.

All documents must be presented in the English language.

Other documents: Agency Agreements, documents of information concerning a company, documents appointing a representative of a company in Lebanon and analysis or health certificates (if not accompanying a certificate of origin) must be apostilled by the Foreign Commonwealth Office before legalising the document. The Foreign and Commonwealth charge is 60.00 per document (VAT element 5.00) on top of the certification and legalisation fees.

Certification Fees
Original documents submitted manually will cost 50.22 each (VAT element 8.37)
Original documents submitted electronically 55.02 each (VAT element 9.17)

If you are making a Stream II electronic application you should add a one off fee of 1.80 to cover the cost of the blank form when printed at the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce

Legalisation Fees
Original (which has one invoice only)
8.00
Copy (which has one invoice only)
8.00

Invoice
All Invoice Original: Minimum = 11.00 and Maximum = 893.

Invoice (Original) Leg Fee Calculation with UK PNDS
(Value of invoice x 4) / 1000
After the calculation, The Invoice Leg Fee must be rounded up to the nearest UK PNDS

Invoice (Original) in US $
{[(Value of invoice / 1.4) x 4] / 1000}
After the calculation, The Invoice Leg Fee must be rounded up to the nearest UK PNDS.

Invoice (Original) in Other Currencies
{[(Value of invoice / currency exchange rate) x 4] / 1000}
After the calculation, The Invoice Leg Fee must be rounded up to the nearest UK PNDS.

Other Document Type
Agency or Distribution Agreement 54.00
Medicine Control Agency 54.00
Registration of Company, Product or Trademark 54.00
Minutes of Board of Directors 54.00



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