11 Replies Latest reply: Jun 2, 2012 2:53 AM by Harish Menon RSS

Different billing number issue at port

Harish Menon
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Dear all


My client is into export and in our cycle we create a proforma invoice wrt a delivery and submit it to customs and GSP, CEPA, SAFTA etc. Later PGI is done and commercial invoice is taken. One issue that the client is facing at certain port is that since both proforma and commercial invoice numbers are different, the customs authorities at customer's country are levying penalty (especially at Romania, Japan etc). The solution that I have given is to provide both proforma and commercial invoices to the client, so that proforma can be given in customs office and commercial invoice at bank. Is that the solution or is there any other workaround? I have also given reference of proforma in commercial invoice output.


Thanks in advance