Ref: MR/CIR/ 2022-23/53 7th July, 2022
TO: THE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL
Sub: Usage of the country name "Türkiye " on the proofs of origin and movement certificate
It is to inform that this Council has received a communication from the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, regarding Usage of the country name "Türkiye " on the proofs of origin and movement certificates while exporting to Turkey.
As it is informed, in line with the Presidential Circular No. 2021/24 dated December 3, 2021 of Republic of Turkey on the use of the word “Turkiye to replace the words such as “Turkey”, Turkei and Turquie that were used in the past to refer to the Republic of Turkey.
Secretary-General of the United Nations had also notified regarding the above-mentioned change by the letter H.E. Mr. Mevlut Cavusoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkiye dated May 26, 2022.
The same change shall be applicable for the proofs of origin made out by the exporter such as the invoice declaration, origin declaration and the statement on origin.
Members are requested to take note of change in the country name from “Turkey” to “Turkiye” on proofs of origin and movement Certificates.