Take advantage of a secure, efficient service with documentary collections from Barclays. We act as an agent between your supplier, their bank and yourself to make sure that your trade finance transaction is a successful one.

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How it works

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What you get

We facilitate the collection of trade finance documents and payment process to ensure you benefit from:

  • A fast and efficient way to make trade payments
  • Payments of any size in nearly any currency
  • Agreeable payment terms
  • Reduced payment risk
  • Added security and confidence in the deal
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What you need to know
  • We receive the documents from the seller and facilitate the collection of the proceeds on behalf of their bank
  • We may also act as an agent, handling the documents on behalf of the seller’s bank
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What to bring when you apply
  • Commercial invoice
  • Original bill of lading/airway bill
  • Import  declaration form
  • Inspection certificate
  • Customs entry form
  • Formal request/transfer application form
  • Bill of exchange
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Tel: +233 (30) 2429150
Toll free: 0800 222333



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