Essential Documents For Shipping Parcels Overseas

People talk about exporting as an easy venture which is quite right on some part. The rise in the number of shipping companies and the increase in the use of E-commerce channels has given exporting a very glaring look. Nevertheless, exporting has not been as easy as we have thought. You will need to go over specific processes and checkpoints, especially if you want to send express documents overseas (ส่ง เอกสาร ด่วน ไป ต่าง ประเทศ which is the term in Thai).

In this article, we will briefly highlight certain essential documents you need to export your goods or send your parcels overseas.

Important Documents For Overseas Shipping

Performa invoice: This looks like a commercial invoice which you need to fill accurately. This document specifies certain required information such as:

  • A concise description of the parcel
  • The sender and recipient
  • Details of the delivery
  • Payment term.

Commercial Invoice:  The commercial invoice will carry additional information as regarding your package. It looks like the Performa invoice, and it includes information you have not stated in the Performa invoice.

Packing List: this document is more detailed than an ordinary packing list. The list might be required by specific individuals, and at some point, for example, rhe freight forwarder will make use of the information in your packing list, as well as the bank, the customs officials and other bodies. With the packing list, all items on the shipment are detailed.

Certificate Of Origin: this document identifies which country the parcel is coming. Some countries demand this document so much to know where the goods are originated. This document usually signed by the chamber of commerce. Even when you have stated your country of origin on the commercial invoice, a certificate of origin may be required.


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