Many countries require a Certificate of Free Sale, sometimes called a "Certificate for Export" or "Certificate to Foreign Governments." The certificate of free sale is evidence that goods, such as food items, cosmetics, biologics, or medical devices are legally sold or distributed in the open market, freely without restriction, and approved by the regulatory authorities in the country of origin (United States).
If your business is in need of a certificate of free sale, please fill out the short form below. Once you submit the form you will immediately be taken to a page with details of how to obtain your CFS.
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**Please note that this information is intended for companies located in California. To find information specific to your state, please contact your local office: http://export.gov/usoffices/index.asp
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