The commercial invoice. For all EU exports.
According to current customs regulations, all shipments of goods or documents to non-EU countries must be declared. This means that the shipment must be accompanied by a commercial invoice or pro forma invoice. The commercial invoice is issued if the goods are of commercial value. A pro forma invoice is issued if the goods have no commercial value.
The document provides information about the consignor and the consignee and above all contains a complete description of the contents of the shipment, together with details of their value. The declaration must be signed by the consignor. One original and three copies must accompany the shipment.