Delivery Order - This will be issued by the shipping agent upon receipt of freight charges and either the original bill of lading or a bank guarantee.
Original Invoice - This should be produced by the original exporter and legalised by a recognised authority in the country of export. (This document is used by customs here for duty charges and statistical purposes.)
Certificate of Origin - Produced by the original exporter and legalised by a recognised authority in the country of export. This is used by customs to confirm the country of origin and its legitimacy.
Bill of Entry - Must be completed by the consignee or C&F agent. Free Zone (FZ) bills of entry are used for cargo declared for the zone. Cargo bound for Dubai is entered on a standard bill of entry.
Customs Duty Receipt - This is issued by customs if duty is payable. Certain importers are able to operate a credit facility with customs.
Duty Exemption Certificate - This is held either by companies importing cargo which do not attract duty, or by the agents acting on their behalf.