Export Documentation Examples

States the origin of the products being exported. This document is required by certain countries or by the terms of a letter of credit to verify the country of origin. A local Chamber of Commerce may certify and stamp this form, if required. A standard document exists, but certain countries have a specific form that is required for existing free trade agreements.

The basic agreement and payment term from seller to buyer. This document contains all pertinent information related to the transaction. Customs officials use this document to determine duties and taxes on goods in the shipment.

A follow-up quotation to an inquiry. This document is not required, but is often used to follow up on a request for a quotation from a potential buyer. Detailed information is given to inform the potential buyer of all aspects of the transaction.

This itemizes the contents of each package (box, pallets, skids, etc.) This document includes weights, measurements and detailed contents of each package. It should be attached to the outside of a package and/or included inside the package. This document is used by shippers and forwarders to determine freight costs. It is also used by U.S. and/or foreign customs officials to check the contents of any specific package.
A quotation in invoice format. This document is not always required, but is often used by buyers to support an application for a Letter of Credit and/or import license.
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