A trade finance questionnaire is an effective method which helps to understand the client’s requirement for managing the capital needed for international trade transactions and helps to get the information for different banking and accounting practices. This questionnaire is mainly helpful to exporters, importers, insurers or service providers etc who can know how cash, credit investments or any other asset can be used for trade.

Sample Trade Finance Questionnaire:

Name: _______________________

Address: _____________________

Phone Number: ________________

Email id: _____________________________

Type of Business: ____________________

1: What is your federal ID number?


2: How many employees do you have?


3: When do file 941 payroll taxes?

a)   Weekly

b)   Monthly

c)   Quarterly

d)   Yearly

4: Are there any taxes past due?

a)   Yes

b)   No

c)   If yes, have you filed for it?

5: What is the name and address of your bank? ______________

6: What is your account number?

7: Have you taken any significantly large business loan? If yes, give the details of the amount and the date of taking the loan. _______________

8: Have you leased your business space? If yes, give details of lease and rent amount. ____________

9: What is the dollar amount of receivables now open? _________

10: What are your average monthly sales? _________

11: Specify the approximate number of customers you have. __________

12: Can you briefly lay down the terms of the sales? ____________

13: Are you factoring your receivables with anyone? Give details____________

14: Do you have any other loan or lease outstanding?

a)   Yes

b)   No