Commercial Invoice for FedEx Ground®

The information contained in the Commercial Invoice for FedEx Ground will help your shipment reach its destination on time and reduce the risk of it being held by customs.

Instructions for Completing the Commercial Invoice

The Commercial Invoice is the official transaction record between an exporter and importer and it is required for all FedEx International Ground™ shipments. The information provided on the Commercial Invoice must correspond with other shipping documents, and it must be in English or an English translation must be provided. You are required to complete the sections below; other sections are optional.

Section Definition
Date of Exportation Date of shipment
Shipper/Exporter (complete company name and address)
Tel. No
Complete name and address of shipper. It is very important to include a phone number for the shipper in the event that FedEx Ground or U.S. Customs and Border Protection need to contact the shipper.
Consignee/Recipient (complete company name, contact name and address)
Tel. No
Complete name and address of recipient. It is very important to include a phone number for the recipient in the event that FedEx Ground or customs needs to contact the recipient.
Country of Export Enter ‘Canada’.
Country of Ultimate Destination Enter ‘U.S.’
Currency of Sale ‘CAD’ for Canadian dollars or ‘USD’ for U.S. dollars.
Importer of Record/U.S. Buyer (complete company name, contact name and address)
Tel. No
The name and address of the person responsible for import, if other than the recipient. It is very important to include a phone number for the importer in the event that FedEx Ground or U.S. Customs and Border Protection need to contact the importer.
Duties and Taxes payable by Check the appropriate box.
Name of Broker
Tel. No
Name and phone number of the U.S. Customs Broker that your recipient or importer has designated. If you don’t have one, FedEx Trade Networks can clear the shipment on your behalf.
Full Description of Goods (e.g., Electrical wires for computer use) Provide an accurate description of the contents in your shipment, including:
  • What is the item?
  • What is the item made of?
  • What is the item’s intended use?
  • What is the part or serial number (if applicable)?
Country of Manufacture Also known as Country of Origin. The country where the item was manufactured, produced or grown.
Quantity The number of items or units.
Unit of Measure The unit of measurement (e.g., pieces, lbs., kg, sets, pairs, yards, each).
Weight Weight of commodity being described. If only one type of commodity is being shipped, it will be the same as Total Weight.
Unit Value The unit selling price or fair market value, if not sold, of each individual unit.
Total Value Multiply the number of units by the unit value and enter the total (no. of units x unit value).
Tracking I.D./Barcode FedEx Ground tracking number from shipping label.
Total No. of Packages Total number of packages in shipment.
Total Weight Total weight of shipment.
Name (please print)
Signature Title
Date
Sign and date the Commercial Invoice after completion.
Total Invoice Value The value of all items listed on the invoice, plus other costs listed (i.e., insurance, freight, packing, handling, other).