Take control you need when buying from an overseas seller with Barclays Documentary letters of Credit - Import and export. It’s designed to cover trading risks by giving the exporter our guarantee that payment will be made, making the deal less risky and more attractive to them.

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How it works

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What you get
  • Presents a higher level of security to both seller and the buyer. Its inclusion in a contract of sale provides performance assurances to both parties
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What to bring when you apply
  • Pro-forma invoice
  • Completed BBG L/C Application form
  • Completed Import Declaration form (IDF)
  • Formal letter from customer to open L/C and how it will be funded
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