Getting Started with FedEx Electronic Trade Documents

Before you start shipping with FedEx Electronic Trade Documents, you should prepare your company letterhead and image files, as well as organize where you will store any of your own customs documents, for easy access when you ship. Review our ETD preparation checklist to ensure you’re ready to go!

Before You Get Started with ETD Checklist PDF  

FedEx Electronic Trade Documents must be enabled before customs documents can be submitted electronically. Select the FedEx electronic shipping solution you use for your international shipments, or the solution that best meets your needs.

Get started in just three easy steps:

Login
Step 1: Log in to FedEx Ship Manager at fedex.ca and click on Preferences above Billing Details section.
Enable
Step 2: In the International Preferences section, check the box "Enable Electronic Trade Documents". If you agree to the terms and conditions, click ‘I agree’.
Save
Step 3: Click save changes, and you're done!For a detailed instructions on how to enable ETD and how to process an ETD shipment, use the Interactive Help Guide.



Learn how to process an international shipment online with FedEx Electronic Trade Documents by viewing a pre-recorded Webinar (streaming video)

To get started with ETD in FedEx Ship Manager Software, you will need to enable ETD functionality and then set your ETD preferences. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to enable ETD and how to process an ETD shipment, use the Interactive Help Guide.

Go to the Interactive Help Guide  

Download the FedEx Ship Manager Software ETD User Guide PDF  

Download the latest version of FedEx Ship Manager Software

To enable FedEx Electronic Trade Documents, go to the FedEx Developer Resource Center for more information and to download the FedEx Electronic Trade Documents developer’s guide.