What documents do you need to obtain a cargo and container insurance policy?

What documents do you need to obtain a cargo and container insurance policy?

What documents do you need to obtain a cargo and container insurance policy? 1024 726 ICI Coverage

It is often thought that obtaining a cargo and/or container insurance policy has to be a complicated, extensive and cumbersome process. However, the reality is very different.

These policies can be acquired with the basic documentation that will be presented below. However, it is necessary that it is presented correctly and before the merchandise departs, so it can be properly validated for the logistical process.

Essential documents to acquire a cargo and container insurance policy

-For a cargo insurance policy

In this case, the documents to be consigned will be the following:

  • Commercial invoice
  • Bill of Lading (BL), air waybill or packing list
  • Date of shipment of the cargo

-For a container insurance policy

To acquire a container insurance policy, you must enter:

  • Bill of Lading (BL), air waybill or packing list
  • Date of arrival at the port of destination

How long does it take to validate and issue the insurance policy?

At International Container Insurance, we care about providing VIP service to all our clients. Therefore, once we have the required documentation, we issue the corresponding policies within a period of 48 hours.

This way, your cargo and/or container will have the necessary coverage to give you peace of mind in case of any loss.

Need help with a cargo or container policy? Contact us today for a free quote at sales@icicoverage.com 

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