If you have a Relationship Manager, they should have confirmed if you have a Credit line in place with us to support your Import Letters of Credit, Bonds, Guarantees & Standby Letters of Credit applications. If you're a new customer please call 1850 211 690 (Republic of Ireland) or if calling from abroad 0044 2890 538459.
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Global Trade Finance
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Existing customers only. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to credit approval. Security may be required. Product fees may apply.
We have three types of Trade Finance
Thanks to our expertise in global trade finance, we could help you by improving your companies cashflow, and gaining control over your imports and exports. Our trade finance products aim to ensure any risks are mitigated and provide you and your trading partners with reassurance.
Letters of Credit
Reduce trade risk. Import Letters of Credit are our commitment to pay your supplier on your behalf. Or for exporters guarantee of payment before you commit to sending goods.
Import Letters of Credit are subject to credit approval.
Cover your business against performance risk. Negotiate new payment terms with suppliers, offering better security for both sides.
Bonds, Guarantees & Standby Letters of Credit
Give your trading partners and customers confidence. Bonds and guarantees give your international suppliers more reassurance, as long as they meet the terms of the sales contract.
Bonds, Guarantees and Standby L/C’s are subject to credit approval.
Can I have a more than one Ulster Bank Trade Finance product at a time?
A credit line is required for Import Letters of Credit and Bonds Guarantees & Standby Letters of Credit. Provided you have a credit line in place for either of those two products, you can have more than one Trade Finance product at one time.
I’m Importing, what product(s) might I need?
Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections, also known as Import Letters of Credit and Import Collections.
I’m Exporting, what product(s) might I need?
Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections, also known as Export Letters of Credit and Export Collections.
Join us from 16th – 19th November for a series of innovative virtual sessions to discover more about the world of international trade from our expert panel and guest speakers.
We’re open for ROI businesses
We're helping so many businesses across the Republic of Ireland. Why not be part of the success?
We’re experts in most fields
We have customers in most sectors, so you can be confident with our expertise and support.
We offer a support network
You'll receive your own Relationship Manager (turnover and eligibility criteria apply).
Our app makes it easier for you
With fantastic features, our app can do the heavy lifting, so you can focus on your business. (eligibility criteria applies).
Our secure online platform lets you manage your international trade transactions from anywhere, 24 hours a day.
Get in touch today
Our International Banking team are waiting to hear from you. Our online enquiry form takes two minutes to complete and ensure we get the right person to contact you.