Export Procedures and Documentation


The purpose of the course

This course takes a deeper look at the necessary documents you will have to master if your business is to make a success of exporting. The spotlight will be shone on the many varied documents required in International Trade, highlighting which ones are important and why. We will ensure you feel confident about your quotations and understand the Export Procedures. We will follow the trail of actions and paperwork to become an expert Exporter. We will help you indentify which documents to raise, which modes of transport to use and where to go for advise and assistance. With so many forms, we will show you which ones are important and why by completing the right one's at the right time, in the right place, you will enjoy a smooth customs clearance and accurate audit trail for Export Compliance.  We shall make a brief reference to the New Customs Law, the Union Customs Code and how this affects EU trade and Export out of the EU.

Benefits for your organisation

The course will deliver a comprehensive insight into the documentations used at every stage of the Export process. By completing the right forms, at the right time, in the right place, using the right incoterm, you will benefit from smooth customs clearance and ensure success in International Trade.

Who should attend?

Those involved in the setting up export contracts, processing export documentation and organising the shipment of goods and receiving payments.

The course is suitable as a start up for beginners and as a refresher course for experienced Exporters.

Topics covered include:

  • Quotations, proforma invoices, commercial invoices, CCVO
  • Certificates of origin, EC and Arab British, certification and legislation
  • Preference of origin rules, EUR1 and ATR
  • Preshipment inspection, packaging restrictions
  • Transport documents, airwaybills, bills of lading, CMR notes
  • Export customs clearance entries SAD/C88
  • Intrastat despatch, ES sales list
  • Brief reference to UCC and the effects on Exports out of the EU

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Feel confident you are completing the correct forms, in the correct way, for the correct reasons. Ensure you are retaining accurate records for proof of removal.




Call the Training Team to discuss your training requirements on 01604 490470 or email training@northants-chamber.co.uk