Letter of Credit Service

Letters of Credit completed for you

A letter of credit is a guarantee from a bank that a seller will receive a payment due from a particular buyer. The bank will guarantee that the seller will receive a specified amount of money within a certain timeframe. The bank will require that strict terms are met and will want to receive certain documents as proof.

Our expert team can help.

We are leaders in export documentation preparation and can take the hassle out of Letters of Credit for your business. Our team of experienced staff will use their strong relationships with all the major global banks to ensure that you receive payment on time for your exports. We deliver a fully managed, comprehensive service that conforms to Letter of Credit requirements with a view to securing payment for your goods.

Benefits to you

  • Advice on Letter of Credit terms.
  • Preparation of all shipment documents.
  • Compliance checks for third-party documents.
  • Liaison with freight forwarders, shipping companies, inspection agents etc.
  • Advice on Incoterms® 2020.
  • Arrangement of cargo insurance.
  • Presentation of all documents to the bank within agreed deadlines


Apply for a Letter of Credit

Simply complete the enquiry form below and one of our advisers will be in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

  • Apply for a Letter of Credit

    Simply complete the enquiry form below and one of our advisers will be in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

  • I just wanted to say a big thank you for the effort you’ve made this week to get our Letter of Credit documents to the bank on time. I know you’ve stayed late to complete things for us and we appreciate this and the service we’ve received from the Business West team is exceptional. It’s a pleasure working with such a professional team that are always so extremely helpful, knowledgeable and pleasant.
    Tracey Atkinson
    Cygnet Texkimp
  • Learn more about trading internationally

    Our training workshops are designed to provide you with the essential skills you need to understand the exporting and importing process. We run courses that look in depth at export terminology and help you understand the paperwork as well as explain the process of importing, commodity codes and customs declarations.