Pro Forma Invoice
- A pro forma invoice is a document prepared in advance of a sale to provide evidence of the final form and amount of invoice.
- It is a form of a quotation.
- Specify a time limit for the validity of the offer.
- A pro forma invoice should be printed on letterhead stationery.
- A pro forma invoice should contain:
- Description of each item
- Quantity of each item
- Unit and total price
- Terms of sale
- Shipping and packing charges
- Net and gross weight
- A pro forma invoice should contain enough detail to help the buyer to:
- Open a letter of credit.
- Obtain an import permit.
- Calculate the duty on the items.
© 2004 John Michael Pierobon