The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade provides certification of documents required for export of goods. Documents include certificates of origin, commercial invoices, letters for business visas, and others.
A Certificate of Origin is necessary if the shipper is asked to supply it by a banking institution, the consignee, etc. It may also simply be in the shipper's best interest to procure a Certificate of Origin to ensure the shipment does not become congested or delayed at the border.
Documents received between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday will be processed immediately. Those that arrive after 4:30 p.m. will be processed the following business day.
Certificates of Origin and commercial invoices are two separate sets of documents — any subsequent corrections to be made on documents which have been signed by an authorized representative of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade are considered to be another set.
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