Enable FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents

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

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With FedEx Ship Manager at fedex.com, you can get started in just three easy steps:

Step 1:
Log in to FedEx Ship Manager at fedex.com and click on “Preferences” above “Package & Shipment Details”
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Step 2:
In the International Preferences section, check the box to "Enable Electronic Trade Documents". Click ‘I agree’ on the terms and conditions; you will only have to do this once.
  Enable FedEx Electronic Trade Documents
Step 3:
Click save changes, and you're done! Log in to FedEx Ship Manager at fedex.com today.

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  Save Changes


There are two options for uploading your trade documents. One is to upload your own trade document in image format (PDF, JPEG, TIF etc). Another is to use the FedEx generated Commercial Invoice function. Whichever uploading method you choose, please remember to provide accurate and complete information in your document to ensure smooth customs clearance.

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Contact your FedEx account executive or technical support to get started today! Your account executive or technical support can help you enable your software so you are ready to submit your customs documents electronically.

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