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How to prepare a commercial invoice in an easy and quick way? Download our editable commercial invoice templates in Excel spreadsheet format to easily create commercial invoices by simply filling the blank forms. With Uniform Invoice Software (UIS), it also creates commercial invoices in PDF formats based on the Excel templates.

Commercial invoices are usually required when shipping internationally to allow your shipment to pass through customs. It is used as a customs declaration provided by the person or corporation that is exporting an item across international borders. (

Compared to general invoices, it usually contains more fields that you should fill in to clearly describe the seller, buyer, goods and services. On this aspect, it is closely related to pro forma invoice templates.

There are different styles of commercial invoice formats that you could find online for Mac / Windows. Note that some samples you could find online, like this one, are not the commercial invoices for cross-board trading. Our staffs at did the research and present you with the downloadable Excel spreadsheet template, in either ".xls" or ".xlsx" format.

Feel free to try Uniform Invoice Software (UIS) along with the free commercial invoice forms. UIS is able to provide additional features that couldn't be archived with pure-Excel templates, such as automatic numbering of invoice, easily retrieve data / information about customers and goods, sales and payment reports, etc.

Here are our templates closely related to Commercial Invoice Templates - 20 Results Found.

Commercial Invoice for Export in Excel

Commercial Invoice for Export in Excel offers this free commercial invoice template in Excel format. The template offers blank invoice forms that are highly customizable and printable. With its intuitive interface, you can fill in it just like filling a paper form with a paper. The commercial invoice is required to be furbished as a customs declaration form when exporting goods across international borders. A commercial invoice form includes necessary fields to help the importer present a detailed invoice to the custom authorities. It is presented while clearing the goods. It also includes the terms of Sale, a harmonized code for every item and tax identification of the seller as well as the buyer. The commercial invoice template helps you draft invoices with easy and quick. While there are commercial invoice templates or examples online in other formats, such as Microsoft Word or PDF, the Excel-format commercial invoice template has some interesting features, for example, the use of formulas. If you use the Uniform Invoice Software edition, the definition of custom fields is another powerful feature that shouldn't ignore. If you are looking for a guide on how to create a commercial invoice, or what is a commercial invoice, or commercial invoice examples, this free commercial invoice form, like the other samples available here on, answered the question in an intuitive way.

Blank Commercial Invoice Template

Blank Commercial Invoice Template

This Blank Commercial Invoice Template was originally published on as c7004 and is now revised and published here on It differs from the original in that this version includes a logo image on the top of the form.

Commercial Invoice Template with Colorful Business Name

Commercial Invoicing Form with Colorful Business Name

As you can see from this commercial invoice template sample, with a few simple text boxes, a general commercial invoice template could be a beautiful, yet powerful and professional invoice template. With Microsoft Excel, takes the "what you see is what you get" approach to a whole new level. The entire invoice creation process is handled on a single page. There is no need to navigate through countless pages of the site to add clients, set up tax schemes or get a preview of the final invoice. It all happens on one single page - how about that for a truly "what you see is what you get" approach? And, if you install Uniform Invoice Software, there are more you can do with the Excel template - management of your products and client accounts, tracking invoices and payments.

Commercial Invoice for International Shipping

Commercial Invoice Template for International Shipping in Excel

How to fill out a commercial invoice for international shipping? It is easy with our free editable template in Excel. This commercial invoice for international shipping is a revisited version of c7015, but added a watermark image to express the idea of shipping worldwide.

By installing Uniform Invoice Software, this pure-Excel spreadsheet commercial invoice format could be a complete invoicing tool for customs declaration.

Commercial Invoicing Template (UPS Style)

Commercial Invoicing Sample (UPS Format)

UPS freight commercial invoice, designed by, has the similar layout and format as the PDF sample template on UPS (United Parcel Service), but in Microsoft Excel format.

Commercial Invoice - FedEx Style

Commercial Invoice Format - FedEx Style

While you can find many commercial invoice formats on the Internet, most of them are PDF documents which require a PDF editor program to work with, such as Adobe Acrobat. And if you have number to calculate on the invoices - surely you have on an invoice - it is hard to automate the process with PDF format. Here, you see one of the important advantages of Excel spreadsheet templates - it is very easy to do such calculation (make the calculation automated) in Excel sheet with formulas. For example, in this implementation, the total number of packages, the total weight, freight, total invoice value and value of each line are all calculated automatically. And, Microsoft Excel is now able to generate PDF invoices too. If you have installed Uniform Invoice Software, generating PDF commercial invoices can even be done with a single click of mouse. Here you see another key advantage of Excel invoice templates (all templates here on are firstly published in Excel format - most in xlsx format, and some of them in xls format) - they work well with Uniform Invoice Software. If you want to create electronic invoices - the paperless way of doing invoices, Uniform Invoice Software will help you done the job with easy.

Commercial Invoice - FedEx Style (Landscape)

Commercial Invoice - FedEx Style (Landscape)

While the template at c9002 Commercial Invoice - FedEx Style implemented the layout and fields as the FedEx sample, many of you may find that the space left for the product description field is too small to fill your description text. To deal with this issues, we change the paper orientation from "Portrait" to "Landscape". This design allows you to enter longer description text. However the form has only 7 lines on the detail section now.

Commercial Template Sample - Using Payment Method Checkboxes

Commercial Template Sample - Using Payment Method Checkboxes

This sample commercial invoice template explains and demonstrates how to add and use checkboxes to our Excel format commercial invoice form.

Commercial Template Sample - Complete Incoterms Option

Commercial Template Format - Complete Incoterms Option

First, open your commercial invoice template. Make sure the "Invoice" worksheet is active (the current sheet). Push down the "Design Mode" button on the "Invoice" ribbon tab (If you don't see this tab, make sure you have Uniform Invoice Software installed).

Commercial Template Sample - Adding Insurance Cost Field

Commercial Template Format - Adding Insurance Cost Field

Some of the commercial and proforma invoice templates here on already contain the insurance cost field, for example in Commercial Invoice Template (UPS Style) the insurance cost field was located near the bottom of the form, above the "Other" field; Simple Proforma Invoice Template has this field too. For the list of all the commercial and proforma templates here on, visit Pro forma and Commercial Invoice Template. On the DHL style template, you'll find these fields too.

Shipping Invoice Template (1)

Shipping Invoice Template (1)

Shipping Invoice Template is also called freight invoice template. A shipping invoice is just like a commercial invoice which is used by business that deals in logistics, shipment of goods within or across the borders.

Shipping Invoice Template (2)

Freight Invoice Format (2)

Shipping Invoice Template (2) is a variant of Shipping Invoicing Sample. This customized format differs from the original template in that the shipping invoices created by this template is printable on A4 paper with Landscape paper orientation.

Excel Shipping Invoice with Printable Truck Background Image

Excel Shipping Invoice with Printable Truck Background Image

In this shipping invoice sample, we let Excel itself to resize and adjust the brightness and contrast of the background image. There are more professional image tools that can help you optimize your images for background usage, such as Photoshop.

Advanced Sample - Macro-Enabled Invoicing Template

Advanced Bill Sample - Macro-Enabled Billing Template

The sample invoice template used here is c5099 Standard Business Invoicing Template. See our business invoice templates for more samples that are most closely related to "BUSINESS".

Recruitment Agency Invoice Template

Recruitment Agency Invoice Template

Underneath the recruitment agency business name, you can enter the address, city state and zip, phone, email and website address. If you have registered for VAT, or operate the business as a licensed company, it is a good idea to detail these facts on the invoice heading too.

Five Price Percentage Levels (Service, Custom Column)

Form with 5 Price Levels

Moving the location of a cell or field is easy in Excel. To do this, you first unprotect the sheet (if the sheet is protected), and then select all the cells or fields you want to move, and then drag the border of the selected area to move it to the new location. If you need to move an Active X control, such as the "select a shipping address" icon button, you first need to switch to design mode, and then click and drag the icon button to the new location - in this case, outside the printable area.

Five Price Levels (Sales, Amount, Custom Column)

Five Price Levels (Sales, Amount, Custom Column)

This sample of customizing invoice templates is named with the keyword "cosmetic". A new column "Color" was added to meet the requirements of the cosmetic business.

Consulting Invoice Template (3rd Sample - One Tax)

Consulting Invoice Template (3rd Sample - One Tax)

The previous 2 sample consulting invoice templates have two taxes defined on the bottom of the form. This new sample demonstrating how to use one tax.

Proforma (2nd Sample of Customization)

Proforma Invoicing Form
  1. Start Excel as usual. On the File tab, choose the Options button.
  2. In the Excel Options dialog box, choose the Customize Ribbon button.
  3. In the list of main tabs, select the Developer check box.
  4. Choose the OK button to close the Options dialog box.