A new requirement from Iraq is the Iraq Certificate of Conformity (COC) which is a requirement for nearly 1,000 products in different product categories. These products before entering the Iraqi market needs to have CoC awarded to ensure a hassle free export. We can provide you IRAQ CoC for all your products / exports consignments. This is known as Pre-Importation Inspection, Testing & Certification Program of Goods to Iraq (ICIGI). This Certificate of Conformity is a necessary document to import goods into Iraq and to clear goods through Customs.
With a growing demand for imported goods in Iraq, exporters shall utilize the service provided by Mastercert. The country imported $45 billion worth of goods in 2018 and this number is expected to grow in coming years as the country generates wealth from foreign exports and continues its ongoing reconstruction plans.
Mastercert is a partner company of TUV Austria whose official business partner is Helmsman Quality And Technology Services (HQTS).
The ICIGI program has been launched by COSQC, the supreme standardization body in Iraq with the ultimate aim of protecting the consumers, producers, environment, public safety and national economy by ensuring the availability of standard products and restricting the importation of defective, fake or poor quality products.
To obtain this Certificate of Conformity, food consignments at the country of supply will be subjected to
Certificate of Conformity Issuance for Food Products
Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC)
All regulated food products should be accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued by an entity authorized by COSQC to ensure conformity of the food with the applicable COSQC technical regulations and standards.
The CoC facilitates customs clearance of the imported shipment immediately at customs ports and release the shipment on the same day.
Over 1000 products in 12 Product Categories
The assessment scheme consists of:
Test reports from the following entities will be considered:
Applicable standards are COSQC Technical Regulations and Standards.