Commissioner Adam H. Putnam


Florida Agriculture: 500 Years in the Making

Certificate of Origin and Free Sale

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What entity issues a Certificate of Origin and Free Sale?
    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is the issuer of a Certificate of Origin and Free Sale. The Department certifies that a business is an established Florida export company.
  2. What does one need to do to obtain a Certificate of Origin and Free Sale?
    One must submit name, company name, address, city, country, zip and a brief statement of what is produced and that you sell your product in the United States. The statement must be submitted to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Attn: Elizabeth Gablehouse, 407 South Calhoun Street, Room 421, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800.

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