DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK VALIDITY PERIOD OF A.TR AND PROOF OF ORIGIN CERTIFICATES HAS BEEN SUSPENDED
It has been stated in official letter dated 08.05.2020 numbered 54269080 of General Directorate of International Treaties and European Union of Ministry of Trade that; there have been some difficulties concerning both obtaining and submitting A.TR and proof of origin certificates due to Covid-19 outbreak.
For that reason as per the official letter,
- Due to Covid-19 outbreak, not obtaining and submitting A.TR and proof of origin certificates to customs will be assessed as force majeure for importers as long as the certificates are issued at time of exportation.
- The validity period of A.TR and proof of origin certificates (for example 4 months for A.TR Certificates) has been suspended from 01.02.2020 until 30.06.2020 without requiring any application of importers. The period between 01.02.2020-30.06.2020 will not taken into account in terms of calculation of validity period of the certificates and the period will proceed as of 01.07.2020
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