Export Documentation

Certificates of Origin – This is a document that can be used to satisfy your buyers that the products exported are wholly obtained or produced or manufactured in a particular country. Certain exports need export documents to be certified (authenticated) by a Chamber of Commerce.  The Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce provides a certification service for Certificates of Origin (both manual and electronic) and other trade documents, including Certificates of Manufacture and Certificates of Free Sale.

E-Certificates of Origin

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eCert is an online system for certifying your export documentation. eCert is the fastest and most cost effective way to lodge and have your documents certified, without the need for couriers.

To register for eCert please click here.
If you have previously registered with the eCert system, log in here.

Manual Certificates of Origin are also available.

Click Here to see Certificate of Origin Guide Notes

Certificate of Origin Pricing

Member Rate $31.69 incl GST
Non-Member Rate $46.00 incl GST
Replacement Certificate $11.55 incl GST

For information about export documentation please email Trina Zimmerman on info@commerce.org.nz or phone 03 548 1363

Exporter Assistance

Break down borders and tap into the world’s largest international business network. Whether you import or export, are looking for contacts in overseas markets, are requiring international arbitration, or seeking a foreign investor, we have services to meet your needs.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the New Zealand Government’s economic development agency, committed to helping businesses grow their international competitiveness, profitability and capability.


Country Profiles – The first step when carrying out your market research before entering a new market. These profiles will help provide useful information on doing business in specific countries.

Letters of Introduction – If you are visiting an overseas market you may benefit from some assistance in getting appointments with the right suppliers/potential customers. A letter of introduction can help and they can be obtained free of charge by members.


By joining the Chamber you can access the World Chambers Federation encompassing over 12000 Accredited Chamber members across the world.

Embassies – We have established relationships with all embassies based in New Zealand