What documents are required to buy from China?

China has varying rules for importers from different continents. Some formalities are required before getting Chinese products. The importer has to gather and present certain documents before the customs officer or the authorities. The list of requirements may vary with respect to place. However following is the list of the essential documentation for every importer, regardless of the country:

(1).Commercial Invoice

(2).Bill of lading

(3).Air waybill

(4).Packing list

(5).Pro-forma invoice

(6).Certificate of Origin

(7).CITES Permit

(8).Import/Export Declaration

(9).CE Certificate

(10).Single Administrative Document (SAD)

(11).Fumigation Certificate (SAD)

Your China Import Success Story Starts Here. Find How We Can Help You Drive More Profit.

Ready to speak with an importing expert?
Please give us a call or e-mail.


[email protected]

156+ Serving Countries Around the World

50+ China Sourcing and Shipping Masters On Staff

300+ Carrier and Forwarders Cooperating per Month

1,000+ Verified Manufacturers, Wholesalers, and Traders Dealing per Month

View 300+ Client Reviews