What is a commercial invoice form?
A commercial invoice is typically required when selling and shipping products internationally to be used as a customs declaration.
What is required on a commercial invoice form?
Not all fields on Commercialinvoiceform.org are required. Typically, the shipper information, recipient information, country of origin and shipment details, including the Harmonized System numbers, must be disclosed, along with a date and signature.
Shipper/Exporter: This is probably you! The name and address of the person/company shipping or exporting the goods listed on the commercial invoice.
Consignee: The name and address of the person/company the listed goods are being sent to.
Intermediate Consignee: The name and address of the party, if any, that acts as an intermediary on behalf of the ultimate consignee in a foreign country to complete the delivery.
Date: Date the shipment is being exported.
Invoice No: Commercial invoice number assigned by the exporter.
Customer PO No: Reference number for order assigned by the customer.
Currency Used: Currency used to calculate totals listed on the commercial invoice.
Country of Origin: Country the listed merchandise originated from.
B/L / AWB No: Bill of Lading or Airway Waybill, if any.
Final Destination: Country the goods are being shipped to.
Export Route / Carrier : Company or route used to ship the goods.
Terms of Sale: Also referred to as Incoterms. A common selection is DAT (Delivered At Terminal).
Terms of Payment: Conditions and terms of payment agreed upon by exporter and purchaser. See more here.
Terms of Freight: May be covered in “Terms of Sale” declaration. “Prepaid” or “Collect” are common entries.
No. of Packages: Total number of packages/boxes in shipment.
Notes: List any shipment or delivery instructions here.
Item & Description: List details of any items here.
HS No: The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) is a standardized system classifying products developed and maintained by the World Customs Organization (WCO). Look up HS Numbers.
Unit Value: Cost per individual item.
Quantity: Total quantity of individual item.
Weight: Total Weight (Specify unit of weight used in the column header) of combined individual items.
Freight: Charge, if any, for transportation.
Insurance: Charge, if any, for insurance.
Signature: The signature, title and date of the shipper is required.