Letters of credit
Speak to a trade specialist to understand how letters of credit can provide certainty to your tradesApply online
Export letters of credit could enable you to trade in markets where other types of payment could be risky.
Ship goods in the knowledge that, providing your documentation is in order, you'll receive immediate payment or an agreement to pay in the future from us or the buyer’s bank.
Use MaxTrad to raise and manage your letter of credit business, allowing you to check the status of transactions through a secure online platform.
Letters of credit could increase your chances of securing pre-shipping finance.
If you’re a UK customer, simply click the button to start your application online.
Application subject to customer credit line facilities. Fees and charges will apply for these services.
Alternatively, you can always talk to your relationship manager or give us a ring on the number below.
Contact us on: 0345 303 0077
Text Relay: 18001 0345 303 0077
Lines are open 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
Calls may be recorded and call charges from residential, business and mobiles vary, depending on your telephone operator’s tariff.
Business and Relationship Managers are available 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
If you’re a customer registered abroad, or you’d prefer to apply offline, you can download an application form below.