Preparing an Invoice
 

Preparing an Invoice

(Not required for EU member countries)

If you send shipments that have to be declared to Customs you are required to complete a commercial or pro-forma invoice detailing the contents and value of the shipment.

To make things easier for you we have prepared a blank master invoice, which can be downloaded and printed on to your letter headed paper. You will be required to fill in the following sections:

Your details – Please enter your full details.

Receiver details – Please enter the receiver’s full details.

Qty – Please enter the exact quantity of units being shipped.

Full description – Describing the goods as accurately as possible is essential for Customs and airline security. Poorly described shipments can be detained for further examination by Customs.

 

Value – This is for Customs purposes. Please insert at least the replacement value, in pounds sterling, of the goods you are sending.

Customs code – This is optional. If you have a Customs commodity code for the goods you are sending please enter it here.

Reason for export – Please state reason for export, examples may be - sale, sample review, temporary export for repair etc.

Shippers VAT No. – If you don’t have a VAT number print "UNREG". If you are a private shipper print "PR".

Please complete FIVE copies and remember to sign each copy with a BLUE pen.

Please type or use block capitals to avoid delays at Customs.

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