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EUR1 Movement Certificate

An EUR1 Movement Certificate is used to support claims for preferential (usually zero) rates of duty in the country of importation. To qualify the goods must 'originate' in the UK and be supported by a correctly completed and endorsed EUR1. 

How Can I Apply?

Apply Online at essCert.com, to register click on your chosen office below:

If you are registered and have forgotten your password please retrieve your details here.

Complete the formal undertaking and scan to register@esscert.com and formalundertaking@londonchamber.co.uk; in turn the primary contact will receive log-in details from essCert to apply online.

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Which Countries Offer EUR1 Certificate Preference?

The preference system only applies to countries that have trade agreements with the UK. View these countries with UK trade agreements in effect.

  • The following countries do not accept electronic signatures: Egypt, Iceland, Lebanon, Israel, Switzerland, Serbia, Norway, Liechtenstein, Tunisia.  For these counties you will need to provide us with a pre-signed blank official EUR1 form, we will use this to print your application. You can request the forms by emailing edocuments@londonchamber.co.uk
  • For DIY applications you will need to obtain beforehand an official blank EUR1 to print your application once it’s approved by our officers. You can request the forms by emailing edocuments@londonchamber.co.uk
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How Much Does It Cost


LCCI Member
Non-member
EUR1 with Chamber Printed Service
£33.30
£61.20
EUR1 with DIY Service
£27.90
£55.80
Express Fee
+ £16.80
+ £16.80

Please email edocuments@londonchamber.co.uk to enquire about express fee. Check the full trade documentation price guide.

How Do You Make Payment?

Once the online application has been approved you will be invoiced and then you can make payment by card/transfer/bacs/cheque. 

If you are a member you can manage outstanding payments on the LCCI portal, you can also sign up to the London Chamber Community Network to manage payments on the LCCI portal. 

How Long Does The Process Take?

Online DIY applications- within 24hrs
Online Chamber printed applications- 24-48hrs


(please note these are guidelines and times can vary)

What Supporting Documents are Required?

  • A Commercial Invoice and packing list
  • If you have authorised another company to sign the EUR1 on your behalf, then you also need to submit a Letter of Authorisation
  • If the goods were shipped before the Certificate is issued, then you will also need to submit proof of shipment (bill of lading, airway bill, CMR note etc.). Box 7 on the Certificate will need to state “Issued retrospectively”
  • For help and guidance, please read our EUR1 Certificate guidance notes and  “how to complete the movement certificate" guide.

To obtain an official blank EUR1 form, please email us at edocuments@londonchamber.co.uk

Get in Touch

Please complete our contact form if you have any queries about EUR1 Movement Certificates or email tradeenquiries@londonchamber.co.uk . A member of our team will then be in touch.

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