How to Complete a FedEx International Air Waybill
Use this sample Air Waybill* to help you complete every section correctly.
1. Sender Information
Provide your address details, phone and FedEx account number.
You can add a reference which will appear on your invoice.
For reliable delivery, clear and precise details are imperative.
You can use the above Air Waybill for all FedEx's door-to-door express services. Please note, not all options are available to all destinations.
Indicate whether it's a FedEx Letter/Envelope, FedEx Pak, or other packaging.
6. Delivery/Handling Instructions
Check the box for required delivery or handling instructions.
7. Transportation Charges
If you require Bill Recipient or Bill Third Party you will need to provide the appropriate FedEx account number. If the recipient or third party fails to pay, the sender is responsible for payment.
8. Duties and Taxes
Any international shipment may be subject to duties and taxes upon arrival at its final destination.
9. Shipment Information
Weight - is the total weight of your shipment including packaging. Country of Manufacture - for every commodity in your shipment. Total Declared Value for Carriage - must not exceed the "Total Declared Value for Customs". Total Value for Customs - the selling price or replacement cost of the shipment's contents, which must be equal to or greater than the "Total Declared Value for Carriage".
10. Sender Signature
Please be sure to sign the Air Waybill, remove the pink copy and place the remaining copies with your shipment.
* Please note that the conditions of carriage of the shipment will be governed by the terms and conditions which are set forth on the local language Air Waybill.
The Commercial Invoice is important for the clearance process used by customs officials to classify merchandise so that duties & taxes can be correctly assessed.
The sample Commercial Invoice shown below is a generic form. Please note that Customs authorities reserve the right to require additional documents and information.
Provide contact name, company name, and full address.
2. Country of Manufacture:
The country in which each of the commodities in your shipment was originally manufactured or produced.
If the shipment will be handled by an importer who is not the recipient, add the full name and address here.
4. Add the FedEx International Air Waybill number, our main reference for your shipment.
5. Your description of each commodity must include:
- Full description
- Harmonized code (where possible)
- Reason for export/intended use
- Any part or serial numbers
- Country of manufacture
6. Before you sign the Declaration
Ensure that all the information is consistent with the Air Waybill or your shipment could be delayed in customs. Certain commodities may need extra documentation or export licenses. FedEx requires one original commercial invoice with three copies, all individually signed. We also recommend that you put a copy inside one package.
For details on any specific Commercial Invoice requirements for this country please check with FedEx Customer Service.
Sample Commercial / Blank Invoice
To expedite the clearance process, and help customs officials correctly assess duties and taxes on your merchandise, check here to find out what key information your commercial invoice should include. Print out a blank Commercial Invoice to fill out by hand.
Cia. Manufacturera Intl.
|Invoice #: 006|
|Reference / Order No.: AA-006BB-8|
|FedEx Express Air Waybill Number: 40069368891|
|Ship From||Ship To|
|Name: Marco Mariani||Name: R & W Manufacturing / Mr. Jose Martinez|
|Address: Av. de Libertad 18.563 Piso 2||Address: 117587 Scenic Drive|
|City/State/Zip: Buenos Aires (1006) Argentina||City/State/Zip: Miami, Florida 33555 USA|
|Importer Other Than Recipient:||Check One:|
|Name:||[ ] CIF
[ ] FOB
[ ] C&F
|Country of Export: Argentina|
|Address:||Country of Manufacture: Argentina|
|City/State/Zip:||Country of Destination: USA|
|Currency: US Dollars|
|30||Ea.||Box||3||7.50||Parts and accessories for photographic cameras. - 9006.9 harmonized code||75 Lb||225.00|
|45||Ea.||Box||5||10.50||Cameras with through-the-lens viewfinder, for roll film of a width not exceeding 35 mm, not cinematographic. - 9006 harmonized code||80 Lb||500.00|
Signature of shipper/exporter (type name and title and sign)
I declare all the information contained in this invoice to be true and correct