AA
Send credit note
Self explanatory.
AB
Change invoice
Send invoice, taking into account specified discrepancies.
AC
Advise by airmail
Instruction to advise party by airmail.
AD
Advise
Instruction to advise a party.
AF
Stop delivery process
Self-explanatory.
AG
Send replacement
The identified item must be sent for replacement.
AH
Pick-up
The identified item is to be picked up.
AI
Advise by telecommunication
Advise of documentary credit by telecommunication.
AJ
Advise by fax
Instruction to advise party by fax.
AK
By registered airmail
Issue documentary credit by registered airmail.
AL
By registered airmail in one set
Deliver documents in one set by registered airmail.
AM
By registered airmail in two sets
Deliver documents in two sets by registered airmail.
AN
Authorized to debit our account when due
The receiver is authorized to debit the account of the sender when due.
AO
Authorized to reimburse yourselves on the reimbursing bank when due
The receiver is authorized to reimburse themselves on the reimbursing bank when due.
AP
Advise by phone
Instruction to advise party by phone.
AQ
Upon receipt and verification of documents we shall credit your account with us when due
Upon receipt and verification of documents we shall credit your account with us when due.
AR
Protest non-payment
Protest is to be made in case of non-payment.
AS
Protest non-acceptance
Protest is to be made in case of non-acceptance.
AT
Advise by telex
Instruction to advise party by telex.
AU
Protest non-acceptance and non-payment
Protest is to be made in case of non-acceptance and non- payment.
AV
May not be waived
Not permitted to be waived.
AW
May be waived
Permitted to be waived.
AX
Acceptance and/or payment may be deferred until the arrival of goods
Acceptance and/or payment may be deferred until the goods have arrived.
AY
Acceptance and/or payment may not be deferred until the arrival of goods
Acceptance and/or payment may not be deferred until the goods have arrived.
AZ
If documents are not honoured on arrival of goods then warehouse goods
Goods are to be warehoused if documents are not taken up on the goods' arrival.
BA
If documents are not honoured on arrival of goods then warehouse goods and insure against fire
Goods are to be warehoused and insured against fire if documents are not taken up on the goods' arrival.
BB
If documents are not honoured on arrival of goods then warehouse goods and insure against usual risks
Goods are to be warehoused and insured against the usual risks if documents are not taken up on the goods' arrival.
BC
Case of need party has power to give instructions
Case of need party has the power to give instructions.
BD
Case of need party may advise only
The case of need party may advise only.
BE
Draft must be returned after acceptance
The draft must be returned after acceptance.
BF
Advise by mail
Instruction to advise party by mail.
BG
Release documents against acceptance
The documents are to be released against acceptance.
BH
Release documents against payment
The documents are to be released against payment.
BI
Release documents against issuance of drawee's undertaking
The documents are to be released against issuance of drawee's undertaking.
BJ
Release documents against issuance of presenting bank's undertaking
The documents are to be released against issuance of presenting bank's undertaking.
BK
Release documents against issuance of named bank's undertaking
The documents are to be released against issuance of named bank's undertaking.
BL
Release documents against issuance of drawee's signed promissory note
The documents are to be released against issuance of drawee's signed promissory note.
BM
Release documents against issuance of presenting bank's signed promissory note
The documents are to be released against issuance of presenting bank's signed promissory note.
BN
Release documents against issuance of named bank's signed promissory note
The documents are to be released against issuance of named bank's signed promissory note.
BO
Release documents against issuance of drawee's signed trust receipt
The documents are to be released against issuance of drawee's signed trust receipt.
BP
Release documents against acceptance and aval of presenting bank
The documents are to be released against acceptance and aval of presenting bank.
BQ
Release documents against acceptance and aval of named bank
The documents are to be released against acceptance and aval of named bank.
BR
Remit proceeds
The proceeds are to be remitted.
BS
Remit proceeds to intermediary bank
The proceeds are to be remitted to the intermediary bank.
BT
Accept provisional deposit if covered in local currency
Where the currency of the collection is not available, the collection bank is authorised to accept a provisional deposit in local currency.
CO
Convert
Convert the message into other format.
DA
Without
The bank advising the documentary credit is not requested to confirm the credit.
DB
May add
The bank advising the documentary credit may add its confirmation to the documentary credit.
DC
Confirm
The bank advising the documentary credit is requested to confirm the credit.
DD
By registered mail
Issue documentary credit by registered mail.
DE
By courier service
Issue documentary credit by courier service.
DF
By teletransmission
Issue documentary credit by teletransmission.
DG
Preadvice by teletransmission
Preadvise documentary credit by teletransmission.
DH
By courier service in one set
Deliver documents in one set by courier service.
DI
By courier service in two sets
Deliver documents in two sets by courier service.
DJ
By registered mail in one set
Deliver documents in one set by registered mail.
DK
By registered mail in two sets
Deliver documents in two sets by registered mail.
DN
Per teletransmission
Deliver documents by teletransmission.
DO
Advise beneficiary by phone
Advise beneficiary of documentary credit by phone.
DP
Late presentation of documents within documentary credit validity acceptable
Late presentation of documents with the documentary credit validity is acceptable.
EI
EDI
Instructions to advise beneficiary by EDI.
EM
Electronic mail
Instructions to advise beneficiary by electronic mail.
EX
Expedite
Forward the information to requested party immediately.
QC
Quality control held
Goods to be held from distribution by stockholder until a quality control assessment is completed by the manufacturer.
QE
Quality control embargo
Quality control assessment is negative, goods are to be held from distribution by stockholder.
RL
Released
Goods are released by manufacturer for distribution by stockholder.
SW
S.W.I.F.T.
Instructions to advise beneficiary by S.W.I.F.T.