NAFTA Info & Documents
Seven Steps To Use In Qualifying A Product For NAFTA
- Determine the tariff classification number (Schedule B Number) of the finished product(s). This number can be found at www.census.gov
- Check the duty rate for the product being shipped to Canada or Mexico. If the duty rate for “Most Favored Nations” is zero, a NAFTA certificate is not necessary. If there is a duty and the product qualifies for NAFTA, the customer can receive preferential duty rates on the product. Duty rates can be found by calling the U.S. Trade Information Center at 1-800-USATRADE1-800-USATRADE FREE (please have the first six digits of the Schedule B Number ready. Check the duty rate for Canada by visiting the following website:
- Determine the NAFTA rule of origin that applies to the finished product. The rule of origin can be found at http://www.international.gc.ca/trade-agreements-accords-commerciaux/agr-acc/nafta-alena/ann-401-03.aspx?lang=eng
- Prepare a list of components and materials used to produce the finished product.
- Determine which of the components or materials used to produce the finished product are originating and which are NON-ORIGINATING.
- Determine the tariff classification of all NON-ORIGINATING components or materials.
- Apply the rules of origin and determine whether the change in tariff classification occurs and/or whether the regional value content is met for NON-ORIGINATING components or materials.
Some other documents you will need:
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