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How do I complete a commercial invoice TNT?

How do I complete a commercial invoice TNT?

Completing Commercial Invoices

  1. Sender’s name, address and contact details.
  2. Receiver’s name and address.
  3. Date of invoice (shipping date).
  4. Full description of each item of goods supplied to enable correct Customs Tariff Classification (catalogue and part numbers are not sufficient to describe the goods).

How do I create a commercial invoice?

How to Make a Commercial Invoice: Step-By-Step Guide

  1. Download a Commercial Invoice Template.
  2. Fill in Seller Details.
  3. Fill in Customer Details.
  4. Assign an Invoice Number.
  5. Include a Customer Reference Number.
  6. Include the Terms of Sale.
  7. Detail the Terms of Payment.
  8. Identify the Currency.

What is required on a commercial invoice?

Items that are required on your commercial invoice include: Name and address of shipper (seller) as shown on the address label, including a contact person and telephone number. Name and address of consignee (ship to), including destination country and postcode, as shown on the address label. Invoice date.

What price goes on a commercial invoice?

The value on a commercial invoice should be the price the buyer in the United States paid for the goods, not the amount the goods will be sold for in the United States. If you do not provide a value, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will assess it for you.

Where do I put a commercial invoice?

After you download and print the commercial invoice, it should be attached to the package along with the shipping label. This way, couriers like USPS or UPS can see them clearly. On cardboard boxes, use a clear packing sleeve or packing tape to affix the commercial invoice.

Should a commercial invoice include freight?

On the commercial invoice you may need to show the freight and insurance costs as separate items. If not shown separately, customs will calculate these values for you and you may end up paying more than necessary.

Who prepares the commercial invoice?

The commercial invoice is one of the most important documents in international trade and ocean freight shipping. It is a legal document issued by the seller (exporter) to the buyer (importer) in an international transaction and serves as a contract and a proof of sale between the buyer and seller.