D96A


Message D96A/DOCINF

Documentary credit issuance information message

The Documentary Credit Issuance Information message is used to indicate the terms and conditions of an issued documentary credit from the Issuing Bank to the Applicant and/or the Applicant's Bank.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Documentary credit issuance information message is DOCINF. Note: Documentary credit issuance information messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 DOCINF 0052 D 0054 96A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment by means of which the sender must uniquely identify the DOCINF message using its type and number and when necessary its function.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the documentary credit number.

DTM

M(3) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date of issuance of the documentary credit, the date and/or time the message is created and, if applicable, the presentation period within which documents are to be presented.

BUS

C(1) : Business function

A segment providing information related to the type of documentary credit (i.e. irrevocable or revocable, transferable or not transferable). It may also identify the geographic environment of the documentary credit.

INP

C(5) : Parties to instruction

A segment specifying special documentary credit instructions. It specifies the confirmation instructions and, if applicable, any additional conditions, the method of issuance of the documentary credit, pre-advice instructions and documents delivery instructions.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment with free text information used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. This may be instructions and information about revolving documentary credits and other supplementary information.

SG1 M(9) : FII-RFF-CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the financial institutions and account numbers involved in the documentary credit, their functions and notification references.

FII

M(1) : Financial institution information

A segment identifying the financial institution(s) associated with the documentary credit, in coded or uncoded form, their functions and account numbers involved.

RFF

C(2) : Reference

A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading FII segment.

CTA

C(1) : Contact information

A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the leading FII segment to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.

SG2 C(9) : NAD-RFF-CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the name and address of each non-financial party involved in the transaction, their functions and notification references.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties associated with the documentary credit, in coded or uncoded form, and their functions.

RFF

C(1) : Reference

A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading NAD segment.

CTA

C(1) : Contact information

A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the leading NAD segment to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.

SG3 C(1) : DTM-LOC

A group of segments specifying the expiry date of the documentary credit and, if applicable, the place where the documentary credit expires for the presentation of the required documents.

DTM

M(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the expiry date of the documentary credit.

LOC

C(1) : Place/location identification

A segment specifying the place where the documentary credit expires for the presentation of the required documents.

SG4 M(5) : MOA-SG5

A group of segments specifying the amount and currency of the documentary credit and, if applicable, any additional amounts covered under the documentary credit. It may also specify the tolerance or specification of the amount(s).

MOA

M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the amount and currency of the documentary credit and, if applicable, any additional amounts covered under the documentary credit.

SG5 C(1) : ALC-PCD

A group of segments specifying the tolerance or specification of the amount(s) specified in Segment Group 4.

ALC

M(1) : Allowance or charge

A segment specifying the tolerance or specification of the amount(s) specified in Segment Group 4.

PCD

C(2) : Percentage details

A segment specifying the amount tolerance in percentage.

SG6 C(3) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments specifying from where and to where the shipment(s)under the documentary credit must be made and relevant dates for the transport of goods.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment specifying from where and to where shipment(s) under the documentary credit must be made.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date or period of shipment.

SG7 C(1) : PAI-LOC

A group of segments specifying with whom the documentary credit is available.

PAI

M(1) : Payment instructions

A segment specifying with whom the documentary credit is available.

LOC

C(1) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying the city and/or country where the documentary credit is available with any bank.

SG8 C(5) : PAT-FII-DTM-MOA-PCD-FTX

A group of segments specifying the method of availability of the documentary credit.

PAT

M(1) : Payment terms basis

A segment specifying the method of availability. It may also specify at which maturity date payment is to be made and how the maturity date is to be determined.

FII

C(1) : Financial institution information

A segment identifying, when necessary, the party on whom drafts must be drawn.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying, when necessary, a specific maturity date.

MOA

C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying in those cases that the documentary credit should be available by mixed payment (e.g. sight payment and deferred payment) the part of the documentary credit amount that is payable by sight payment, deferred payment, etc.

PCD

C(1) : Percentage details

A segment specifying in those cases that the documentary credit should be available by mixed payment (e.g. sight payment and deferred payment) the part of the documentary credit amount in percentage which is payable by sight payment, deferred payment, etc.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying how the maturity date is to be determined or indicate at which usance time draft(s) must be drawn in uncoded form.

SG9 C(1) : TOD-LOC

A group of segments indicating the terms of delivery.

TOD

M(1) : Terms of delivery or transport

A segment identifying the terms of delivery.

LOC

C(1) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations relevant to the terms of delivery specified in the leading TOD segment.

SG10 C(1) : TSR-LOC

A group of segments specifying generic instructions about transhipments and partial shipments and/or drawings under the documentary credit.

TSR

M(1) : Transport service requirements

A segment specifying whether transhipments and/or partial shipments and/or drawings are allowed or not.

LOC

C(5) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying a certain city and/or country where transhipments are restricted.

SG11 C(5) : INP-FTX-DTM

A group of segments specifying special instructions and related information from the Applicant to parties identified in Segment Group 1 and/or Segment Group 2.

INP

M(1) : Parties to instruction

A segment identifying the party which is to carry out the instruction and the party to be contacted followed by the instruction in coded form.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying instructions in uncoded form.

DTM

C(2) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the earliest and latest dates and/or times by which the specified instructions must be carried out. It will be repeated when more than one date or time is to be provided.

SG12 C(10) : GIS-MOA-LOC-NAD-RCS-FTX

A group of segments providing special information not covered by other segments, for use by central and regulatory authorities requiring statistical and other types of data. It includes identification of the authority for which the information is intended followed by free text information.

GIS

M(1) : General indicator

A segment identifying what processing should be completed by regulatory authorities.

MOA

C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment giving the amount and the currency of each transaction to be reported.

LOC

C(2) : Place/location identification

A segment giving different origins/destinations (places) of goods/investment/services.

NAD

C(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying the central/regulatory authority in coded or uncoded form.

RCS

C(1) : Requirements and conditions

A segment giving the nature (e.g. goods, transport services) and direction of each transaction to be recorded in coded form.

FTX

C(10) : Free text

A segment specifying supplementary information for the central/regulatory authority in uncoded form.

SG13 C(5) : FCA-MOA-SG14

A group of segments providing full details of all charges or allowances, and associated taxes, that apply to a particular transaction, together with information as to who bears the charges and to which account they have been directed. A total value of all charges plus allowances may be given for every account to which charges may be directed. Where charges are subject to taxation this may also be specified.

FCA

M(1) : Financial charges allocation

A segment specifying the method for allocation of charges and allowances and identifying an account to which such charges or allowances were directed where it is different from the principal account.

MOA

C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment identifying the basis amount from which charges are calculated, if different from the overall amount of the original documentary credit. It also giving the total value of charges and/or allowances, and associated taxes, that relate to an account for charges/allowances.

SG14 C(20) : ALC-PCD-MOA-DTM-SG15

A group of segments providing a detail breakdown of all charges (or allowances) and associated charges (or allowances).

ALC

M(1) : Allowance or charge

A segment used to provide full details of each charge or allowance for which the Applicant is liable. Included are full details of the method of calculating the charge.

PCD

C(3) : Percentage details

A segment specifying the percentage used for calculating the charges (or allowances).

MOA

C(3) : Monetary amount

A segment identifying the amount of charges (or allowances) and/or specifying the basis amount from which charges (or allowances) may be calculated if different from the FCA segment.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the effective date and/or time the charges will be debited.

SG15 C(5) : TAX-MOA-DTM

A group of segments describing any taxes associated with charges and their amount.

TAX

M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment identifying any taxes related to a specific charge.

MOA

C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the total amount of the tax and the basis of calculation.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the effective date and/or time the rate of exchange was fixed.

SG16 C(9) : RFF-DTM-FTX

A group of segments giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating to the description of goods or services (e.g. purchase order, delivery contract) followed by the description of goods or services in coded or uncoded form.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment specifying the reference number of a purchase order, delivery contract, etc.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date related to the reference number specified in the leading RFF segment.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying the description of goods or services in free text form.

SG17 C(20) : DOC-MOA-PCD-LOC-FTX-SG18

A group of segments specifying the documents required under the documentary credit and the requirements for each document. It may also identify party(ies) related to these requirements.

DOC

M(1) : Document/message details

A segment specifying the documents required under the documentary credit and the number of copies and originals of each document required.

MOA

C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying, when necessary, the value of insurance for an insurance certificate or an insurance policy in monetary amount and/or the amount of a debit or credit note.

PCD

C(1) : Percentage details

A segment specifying, when necessary, the value of insurance for an insurance certificate or an insurance policy in percentage and/or the percentage of a debit or credit note.

LOC

C(1) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying the city and/or country where claims under an insurance certificate or an insurance policy are payable.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying documentary requirements in uncoded form.

SG18 C(9) : ALI-SG19

A segment group specifying the documentary requirements in coded form for documents specified in the DOC segment of Segment Group 12.

ALI

M(1) : Additional information

A segment specifying the documentary requirements in coded form and, where necessary, the country of origin.

SG19 C(3) : NAD-CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying party(ies) related to the ALI segment in Segment Group 13. It may also include contact information about each party, when necessary.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying party(ies) related to the ALI segment in Segment Group 18, in coded or uncoded form, and their functions.

CTA

C(1) : Contact information

A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the leading NAD segment to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.

SG20 C(1) : AUT-DTM

A group of segments specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCINF message.

AUT

M(1) : Authentication result

A segment specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCINF message.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the validation date/time.

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
RFF, Reference                                M        1
DTM, Date/time/period                         M        3
BUS, Business function                        C        1
INP, Parties to instruction                   C        5
FTX, Free text                                C        9

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- M        9 -------+
FII, Financial institution information        M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        2        |
CTA, Contact information                      C        1        |
COM, Communication contact                    C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        1        |
CTA, Contact information                      C        1        |
COM, Communication contact                    C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        1 -------+
DTM, Date/time/period                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- M        5 -------+
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C        1 ------+|
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1       ||
PCD, Percentage details                       C        2       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        3 -------+
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        1 -------+
PAI, Payment instructions                     M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C        5 -------+
PAT, Payment terms basis                      M        1        |
FII, Financial institution information        C        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        1 -------+
TOD, Terms of delivery or transport           M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
TSR, Transport service requirements           M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C        5 -------+
INP, Parties to instruction                   M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        2        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
GIS, General indicator                        M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2        |
NAD, Name and address                         C        1        |
RCS, Requirements and conditions              C        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C       10        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        5 -------+
FCA, Financial charges allocation             M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C       20 ------+|
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1       ||
PCD, Percentage details                       C        3       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        3       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1      |||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++

--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C        9 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C       20 -------+
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 18 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
ALI, Additional information                   M        1       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 19 ------------------------ C        3 -----+||
NAD, Name and address                         M        1      |||
CTA, Contact information                      C        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++

--- Segment Group 20 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
AUT, Authentication result                    M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1