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Looking for a free purchase order template to create professional purchase orders for your small or home-based business? While at we committed to billing and invoicing forms, our templates in Excel format (most of them are in ".xls" or "xlsx" formats, with a few of samples provided as ".xlam" format) are not protected. This means you can download any template here and easily adapt it to make it a free purchase order template in Microsoft Excel format.

Favor Microsoft Word (".doc" or ".docx" format) than Excel? Thank again. Both Excel and Word are part of Microsoft Office. Word is able to format a business document in they you like (like this Microsoft purchase order template shows), but Excel is better when it comes to do calculations. A professional purchase order template need be able to do calculations automatically.

The following list of samples are just small part of the forms we designed. Be sure to go to our home page, where you can find a search tool that can help you find your desired format quickly and easily. Be sure to try Uniform Invoice Software too, which enhances our Excel spreadsheet templates and offer advance features like automatic numbering.

Purchase Order Template Free is a sub-topic of Free Purchase Invoice Templates . Here are our templates closely related to Purchase Order Template Free.

Backorder Invoice Template

Backorder Invoice Template

In the original sales invoice template that is shipped with Uniform Invoice Software setup program, there is only on quantity column on the invoice detail section. This quantity refers to the quantity that the customer ordered, and it is also the quantity that was shipped to fulfill the order. If the quantity ordered is partially fulfilled, you may like to detail all these numbers - quantity ordered, quantity shipped, and quantity backordered. offers you this Backorder Invoice Template, which is in Microsoft Excel format, to meet the requirements of these businesses.

Freelance Invoice Template

Freelance Billing Template

This invoice design has 6 columns on the invoice detail section - Description, Date, Hours, Rate / Fee and Amount. The Amount is calculated automatically using Excel formulas once the Hours and Rate / Fee are filled in. The other 5 columns, Description, Date, Hours and Rate / Fee are all fillable in this invoice format. As you can see from the screen shots below, this is basically a hourly service invoice template, like Hourly Service Invoice Template. You can also find other interesting invoice template in the Consulting Invoice Template category or Service Invoice Template category here on, including those designed specially with UK (United Kingdom) style.

Work Order Template

Work Order Form
Table nameField nameField type
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Equipmenttext (30)
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Modeltext (30)
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Serial Number text (30)
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Work Requestedtext (255)
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Hours Workeddecimal (12,2)
Invoice Header (InvHdr)Travel Timedecimal (12,2)

Professional Freelance Bill

Professional Freelance Billing Format

As a freelancer you know it's important to get paid without delay and a professional invoice could be helpful. Being professional means your bill contains all the required information that are formatted properly.

Freelance Writer Invoice

Freelance Writer Invoice

When creating an invoice, be sure to include your contact information. Put your name, address, phone number, email address, and even your website at the top of the invoice. If you are USA-based charge over $600 over the course of the year, you'll probably need to give your client your business's Federal Tax ID number (so they can send you a 1099-MISC, see Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income -, or Form 1099-MISC - Wikipedia).

Backorder Invoice Template (Landscape)

Backorder Billing Form (Landscape)

Since provides these invoice templates in Excel format, you can use all the Excel tools to further customize the form layout and design if it does not match your requirements exactly. For example, you can move in the Taxable checkbox controls into the printable invoice form.

Labor Invoice with Gradient Border

Labor Service Invoice with Gradient Border
  1. Right-click one of the merged cell (for example, the left vertical border cells), choose "Format Cells".
  2. Go to the "Fill" tab, and then click "Fill Effects".
  3. On the "Gradient" tab, choose "Two colors". From the color drop down lists, choose two colors separately - usually one dark color and another bright color.
  4. From the "Shading Styles" section, for this example we choose "Horizontal" for the left vertical border.
  5. Click to choose one of the "Variants".
  6. Click OK to confirm the settings of the gradient colors.

Standard Invoice with Double Border

Standard Invoice Format with Double Border

Step 2: Open the template as usual. Click the "Design Mode" button on the "Invoice" ribbon tab.

Tip: You can click Excel menu File / Print. This shows the print preview of the current print area. Here you can change the column widths by dragging and dropping. Make sure to leave proper spaces between the double-border lines and actual content, and proper space between double-border lines and paper margins.

Labor Invoicing Sample

Labor Billing Format for Excel

This labor billing format for Excel is in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet "xlsx" format. A PDF format is also generated using Excel, including the document for this template. If you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, the invoicing software app is able to create PDF invoice automatically and send to your clients with simple mouse clicks.

Simple 2-Column Sales Invoice Sample

Simple 2-Column Sales Invoice Form

The sample template has our logo placeholder image on it, which you should replace with your own logo image. To do this, simple unprotect the Invoice worksheet, and then switch to design mode.

Blank Service Invoice with Green Gradient Design

Blank Service Invoice with Green Gradient Design

As a general purpose blank service invoice template, the spreadsheet design provides fields such as invoice#, invoice date, a "Bill To" section where you can detail the client information, an "INTRODUCTIONS" field where you can write down a brief description of the service to perform. The "INTRODUCTIONS" field is actually the "Notes" field in the standard invoice template shipped with Uniform Invoice Software installer program, which has a cell name of "oknNotes".

Real Estate Agent Invoice Template

Real Estate Agent Invoice Template

This invoice template is designed for real estate agent or manager. On the "Bill To" section there is a "site" custom field that allows you detail critical information about the transaction.

Hotel Receipt Format with Blue Gradient Design

Hotel Receipt with Blue Gradient Bar
  1. Backup the template (as always).
  2. Switch to design mode by clicking the "Design Mode" button on the "Invoice" ribbon tab. All the template here on Invoicing Template are protected by default, but with no password set. The purpose of enabling protection is to prevent end users from altering the design of the template accidently.
  3. Select all the cells on the top line that we'll marge, in this case, $D$3:$N$3.
  4. On Excel "Home" ribbon tab, click "Merge and Center".
  5. Right-click the merged cell and choose "Format Cells".
  6. Switch to the "Fill" tab.
  7. Click "Fill Effects".
  8. From "Colors" section, choose "Two colors", make the "color 1" is white and "color 2" is blue.
  9. From "Shading Style" section choose "From corner".
  10. Click one of the fill effect from the "Variants" section.
  11. Click OK to close the "Fill Effects" dialog box.
  12. Click OK to close the "Format Cells" dialog box.
  13. "Your Hotel Name" is a placeholder for your hotel / business name. Before you can create your first invoice, you need to replace it with your business name.
  14. The "RECEIPT" title is now implemented as a text box. Compared to regular text on the spreadsheet form, adding text and label using text box gives you more options on formatting and placing text. Click to select the "RECEIPT" title, the "DRAWING TOOLS / Format" ribbon tab appears, where you have full control over the style and appearance of the text box. In this sample, we simply choose one of preset WordArt Style.
  15. Once you've done customization on the hotel receipt template, click "Design Mode" button again on the "Invoice" ribbon tab to exit design mode. This protect the "Invoice" worksheet and hide gridlines and row/column headings.
  16. Click the Save button on Excel quick access toolbar to save the template.

Bike Shop Invoice Template

Bike Shop Invoice Template

For a simple example, without Uniform Invoice Software installed, to create a new invoice you have to clear the fields manually, one by one. If Uniform Invoice Software is installed, clearing the template (make the template ready for next new invoice) is as simple as clicking the "Clear & New" command. Without Uniform Invoice Software, you have to number your invoices manually (i.e. assign each invoice a unique, continuous number. This is not as easy as it sounds; with Uniform Invoice Software installed, you don't have worry about these things because invoice numbering is handled by the Excel invoicing app automatically - when you click "Save Invoice" and left the "Invoice#" cell blank, a new invoice number is generated automatically based on the previous number stored in the database.

Simple Template with Printable Watermark

Simple Format with Printable Background Image

Microsoft Excel provides options for background images too. For example in Microsoft Excel 2013, you can go to the "Page Layout" ribbon tab, click the "Background" to open a dialog box where you can browse to choose a local image, or search online image.

Landman Invoice Template

Landman Invoice Form

According to Wikipedia , In the United States and Canada, a landman or "petroleum landman" is an individual who performs various services for oil and gas exploration companies. According to the website of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), these services include: negotiating for the acquisition or divestiture of mineral rights; negotiating business agreements that provide for the exploration for and/or development of minerals; determining ownership in minerals through the research of public and private records; reviewing the status of title, curing title defects and otherwise reducing title risk associated with ownership in minerals; managing rights and/or obligations derived from ownership of interests in minerals; and unitizing or pooling of interests in minerals.