Documentation guidance for Request for import loan

Commercial invoices

Please ensure your commercial invoices contain the below information so we can process your request promptly.

  • Buyer details (name and address)
  • Supplier details (name and address)
  • Currency and value of goods
  • Description of goods
  • Invoice number and date
  • Invoice in the same name as the account to which we are remitting the funds

Transport Documents

Please identify the mode of transport and origin of goods, then check the transport documents required.

Mode of transport Sea Air Road (in-country shipment) Sea/Air/Road Road Air/Road Rail
Origin of goods Bill of lading, original or copy Airway bill Delivery note/Goods received note FCR (Forwarder's Cargo Receipt) CMR (Road consignment note) Courier Receipt (with tracking reference) Railway Bill
Europe
All other regions

 

The following are not transport documents: ATR (movement certificate), Packing list, Shipping order, Freight forwarder import invoice, Customs Import Entry Advice, Draft or proof bill of lading.


Please ensure your transport documents contain the below information so we can process your request promptly.

Bill of lading Cargo Receipt/Notice of Arrival Airway Bill Delivery Notes CMR/FCR Courier Receipt Railway Bill
Shipper details Sender details Airline/Carrier details Sender details Sender details Sender details Rail/Carrier details
Consignee details Receiver details Shipper details Receiver details Receiver details Receiver details Shipper details
Port of loading Place of loading Consignee details Date of receipt Place of loading Date Consignee details
Port of discharge Place of delivery Place of loading Description of goods Place of delivery Tracking reference Place of loading
Vessel name Carrier details
Place of discharge Recipient signature Carrier details Place of discharge
Carrier/Shipping company details Date
Carrier details Description of goods Carrier details
Issue/On board date Description of goods Description of goods Date Description of goods
Description of goods Date Date
Container number
 

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