Tools for Shipping

To ensure safe delivery of your shipment, FedEx offers a range of tough and durable self-sealing packaging. Packaging is available for free when you entrust your delivery to FedEx.

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.

Air Waybill




2. Reference
You can add a reference which will appear on your invoice.

Air Waybill




3. Recipient
For reliable delivery, clear and precise details are imperative.

Air Waybill




4. Services
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.

Air Waybill




5. Packaging
Indicate whether it's a FedEx Letter/Envelope, FedEx Pak, or other packaging.

Air Waybill




6. Delivery/Handling Instructions
Check the box for required delivery or handling instructions.

Air Waybill




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.

Air Waybill




8. Duties and Taxes
Any international shipment may be subject to duties and taxes upon arrival at its final destination.

Air Waybill




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".

Air Waybill




10. Sender Signature
Please be sure to sign the Air Waybill, remove the pink copy and place the remaining copies with your shipment.

Air Waybill




* 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.

Commercial Invoice

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.

1. Shipper/Exporter:
Provide contact name, company name, and full address.

Commercial Invoice




2. Country of Manufacture:
The country in which each of the commodities in your shipment was originally manufactured or produced.

Commercial Invoice




3. Importer:
If the shipment will be handled by an importer who is not the recipient, add the full name and address here.

Commercial Invoice




4. Add the FedEx International Air Waybill number, our main reference for your shipment.

Commercial Invoice




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
Commercial Invoice




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.

Commercial Invoice




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.

 

Date: 10/05/2003 COMMERCIAL INVOICE Page 1 of 1
Company Name:

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
Phone: 555-555-5555 Fax: 555-555-5522
Phone: 111-888-5555 Fax: 111-888-5522
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
Phone: Fax:
Currency: US Dollars
Package Information
Qty Unit of
Measure
Type of
Pkgs.
No. of
pkgs
Unit
Value
Commodity Description Weight Total
Value
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

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             
Total Number
of Packages
8 Total 155 Lb 725.00

 


Signature of shipper/exporter (type name and title and sign)
I declare all the information contained in this invoice to be true and correct
  10/05/2003
Date: