Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

Carrier's Certificate

A document issued by the carrier certifying the owner of the goods transported by the carrier, evidencing the owner's right to make entry.

What is Carrier's Certificate?

Carrier's Certificate is a release order used to advise customs of the details of the shipment, its ownership, port of lading, etc. By means of this document the carrier certifies that the firm or individual named in the certificate is the owner or consignee of the cargo. A U.S. Customs form used in lieu of a bill of lading.