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  UN/EDIFACT  D.03A (Batch) Syntax version 3 Issue date 2003-06-23  
  Message type specification DOCINF
 
 
DOCINF 4 Documentary credit issuance information message  
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0010    UNH
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 03A
              0051 UN
M 1
0020    BGM
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.
M 1
0030    RFF
Reference
A segment identifying the documentary credit number.
M 1
0040    DTM
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.
M 3
0050    BUS
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.
C 1
0060    INP
Parties and 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.
C 10
0070    FCA
Financial charges allocation
A segment specifying the allocation of charges.
C 3
0080    FTX
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.
C 20
0090    SG1
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.
M 9
0100    FII
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.
M 1
0110    RFF
Reference
A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading FII segment.
C 2
0120    CTA
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.
C 1
0130    COM
Communication contact
A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.
C 5
0140    SG2
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.
C 9
0150    NAD
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.
M 1
0160    RFF
Reference
A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading NAD segment.
C 1
0170    CTA
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.
C 1
0180    COM
Communication contact
A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.
C 5
0190    SG3
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.
C 1
0200    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment specifying the expiry date of the documentary credit.
M 1
0210    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment specifying the place where the documentary credit expires for the presentation of the required documents.
C 1
0220    SG4
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).
M 5
0230    MOA
Monetary amount
A segment specifying the amount and currency of the documentary credit and, if applicable, any additional amounts covered under the documentary credit.
M 1
0240    SG5
ALC-PCD
A group of segments specifying the tolerance or specification of the amount(s) specified in Segment Group 4.
C 1
0250    ALC
Allowance or charge
A segment specifying the tolerance or specification of the amount(s) specified in Segment Group 4.
M 1
0260    PCD
Percentage details
A segment specifying the amount tolerance in percentage.
C 2
0270    SG6
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.
C 3
0280    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment specifying from where and to where shipment(s) under the documentary credit must be made.
M 1
0290    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment specifying the date or period of shipment.
C 1
0300    SG7
PAI-FII-LOC
A group of segments specifying with whom the documentary credit is available.
C 1
0310    PAI
Payment instructions
A segment specifying with whom the documentary credit is available.
M 1
0320    FII
Financial institution information
A segment identifying, when necessary, the named bank with whom the documentary credit is available.
C 1
0330    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment identifying the city and/or country where the documentary credit is available with any bank.
C 1
0340    SG8
PYT-FII-DTM-MOA-PCD-FTX
A group of segments specifying the method of availability of the documentary credit.
C 5
0350    PYT
Payment terms
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.
M 1
0360    FII
Financial institution information
A segment identifying, when necessary, the party on whom drafts must be drawn.
C 1
0370    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment specifying, when necessary, a specific maturity date.
C 1
0380    MOA
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.
C 1
0390    PCD
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.
C 1
0400    FTX
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.
C 1
0410    SG9
TOD-LOC
A group of segments indicating the terms of delivery.
C 1
0420    TOD
Terms of delivery or transport
A segment identifying the terms of delivery.
M 1
0430    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment identifying locations relevant to the terms of delivery specified in the leading TOD segment.
C 1
0440    SG10
TSR-LOC
A group of segments specifying generic instructions about transhipments and partial shipments and/or drawings under the documentary credit.
C 1
0450    TSR
Transport service requirements
A segment specifying whether transhipments and/or partial shipments and/or drawings are allowed or not.
M 1
0460    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment identifying a certain city and/or country where transhipments are restricted.
C 5
0470    SG11
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.
C 5
0480    INP
Parties and 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.
M 1
0490    FTX
Free text
A segment specifying instructions in uncoded form.
C 1
0500    DTM
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.
C 2
0510    SG12
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.
C 9
0520    RFF
Reference
A segment specifying the reference number of a purchase order, delivery contract, etc.
M 1
0530    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment specifying the date related to the reference number specified in the leading RFF segment.
C 1
0540    FTX
Free text
A segment specifying the description of goods or services in free text form.
C 2
0550    SG13
DOC-MOA-PCD-LOC-FTX-SG14-SG15
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.
C 20
0560    DOC
Document/message details
A segment specifying the documents required under the documentary credit and the number of copies and originals of each document required.
M 1
0570    MOA
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.
C 1
0580    PCD
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.
C 1
0590    LOC
Place/location identification
A segment identifying the city and/or country where claims under an insurance certificate or an insurance policy are payable.
C 1
0600    FTX
Free text
A segment specifying documentary requirements in uncoded form.
C 1
0610    SG14
ICD-DTM-FTX
A segment group specifying the insurance covers required for an insurance certificate and/or insurance policy specified in the DOC segment of Segment Group 13.
C 20
0620    ICD
Insurance cover description
A segment specifying the insurance covers required for an insurance certificate and/or insurance policy in coded form.
M 1
0630    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment specifying the version of standard cover clause specified in the ICD segment.
C 1
0640    FTX
Free text
A segment specifying the non-standard cover texts or restrictions or expansions to the standard cover clause.
C 9
0650    SG15
ALI-SG16
A segment group specifying the documentary requirements in coded form for documents specified in the DOC segment of Segment Group 13.
C 9
0660    ALI
Additional information
A segment specifying the documentary requirements in coded form and, where necessary, the country of origin.
M 1
0670    SG16
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.
C 3
0680    NAD
Name and address
A segment identifying party(ies) related to the ALI segment in Segment Group 15, in coded or uncoded form, and their functions.
M 1
0690    CTA
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.
C 1
0700    COM
Communication contact
A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.
C 5
0710    SG17
AUT-DTM
A group of segments specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCINF message.
C 1
0720    AUT
Authentication result
A segment specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCINF message.
M 1
0730    DTM
Date/time/period
A segment identifying the validation date/time.
C 1
0740    UNT
Message trailer
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.
M 1
 
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