* 3035 Party qualifier Desc: Code giving specific meaning to a party. Repr: an..3 AA Party to be billed (AAR Accounting rule 11) Party to be billed in accordance with AAR Accounting rule 11. AB Buyer's agent/representative Third party who arranged the purchase of merchandise on behalf of the actual buyer. AE Declarant's agent/representative Any natural or legal person who makes a declaration to an official body on behalf of another natural or legal person, where legally permitted (CCC). AF Transit principal Natural or legal person responsible for the satisfactory performance of a Customs transit operation. Source: CCC. AG Agent/representative (3196) Party authorized to act on behalf of another party. AH Transit principal's agent/representative Agent acting on behalf of the transit principal (CCC). AI Successful job applicant Person who has been chosen for a job. + AJ Party issuing mutually agreed codes The party which has issued all mutually agreed codes used in the message. AK Acknowledgement recipient Party to whom acknowledgement should be sent. AL Principal (3340) Party accepting liability for goods held or moving (e.g. transit) under a Customs authorization and - when applicable - a guarantee. AM Authorized official Employee of a company or firm authorized to act on behalf of that company or firm e.g. to make a Customs declaration. AN Approved importer Person or company which is authorised by the relevant Customs authority to import goods without payment all taxes or specific taxes at the point of entry into the country. AO Account of Party account is assigned to. AP Accepting party (3352) Party accepting goods, products, services etc. AQ Approved consignor Person or company approved by the relevant authority in the country to pack and export specific goods under Customs supervision. AR Authorized exporter Exporter authorized/approved by Customs for special Customs procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AT Authorized importer Importer authorized/approved by Customs for special Customs procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AU Authorized trader (transit) Trader authorized/approved by Customs for special transit procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AV Authorizing official Party that has delegated the authority to take a certain action on behalf of a company or agency. AW Applicant's bank Financial institution which is requested to issue the documentary credit. AX Authenticating party Party which certifies that a document is authentic. AZ Issuing bank Financial institution which issues the documentary credit, if the applicant's bank is not acting as the issuing bank. B1 Contact bank 1 Identifies an additional bank which must be informed of certain aspects of the message. B2 Contact bank 2 Identifies an additional bank which must be informed of certain aspects of the message. BA Booking agent Party acting as a booking office for transport and forwarding services. BB Buyer's bank  Bank employed by the buyer to make payment. BC Negotiating bank Financial institution to whom a negotiable documentary credit is directed. BD Documentary credit reimbursing bank Self-explanatory. BE Beneficiary The ultimate recipient of the funds. Normally the account owner who is reimbursed by the payor. BF Beneficiary's bank Identifies the account servicer for the beneficiary or the payee. BG Employer Self-explanatory. BH Previous employer Previous employer of a person(s). BI Buyer's financial institution Financial institution designated by buyer to make payment. BK Financial institution Party acting as financial institution. BL Bill of lading recipient Party to receive B/L. BM Insured Party which is the object of an insurance contract. BN Insurance beneficiary Party which benefits from insurance coverage. BO Broker or sales office Party acting in the name of the seller as broker or as sales office. BP Building site purchaser Party at the building site responsible for the purchasing of goods and services for that particular site. BQ Cheque drawn bank Identifies the bank on which the cheque should be drawn, as instructed by the ordering customer. BS Bill and ship to Party receiving goods and relevant invoice. BT Party to be billed for other than freight (bill to) Party receiving invoice excluding freight costs. BU Service bureau Party carrying out service bureau processing work, (e.g. a payroll bureau). BV Member Member of a group (e.g. of a group of persons or a service scheme). BW Borrower Self explanatory. BX Building site engineer Party at the building site responsible for engineering matters for that particular site. BY Buyer (3002) Party to which merchandise is sold. BZ Building site forwarder Party at the building site responsible for forwarding the received goods on that particular site. C1 In care of party no. 1 Description to be provided. C2 In care of party no. 2 Description to be provided. CA Carrier (3126) Party undertaking or arranging transport of goods between named points. CB Customs broker Agent or representative or a professional Customs clearing agent who deals directly with Customs on behalf of the importer or exporter (CCC). CC Claimant Party who claims goods or insurance. CD Agent's bank Bank of the agent. CE Ceding company Description to be provided. CF Container operator/lessee Party to whom the possession of specified property (e.g. container) has been conveyed for a period of time in return for rental payments. CG Carrier's agent Party authorized to act for or on behalf of carrier. CH Connecting carrier Owner or operator of a transportation conveyance to which goods in a given transaction will be transferred. CI Commission processor Party who provides extra treatment to goods on commission base. CJ Previous member Previous member of a group of persons or a service scheme. CK Empty equipment despatch party Party from whose premises empty equipment will be or has been despatched. CL Container location party Party from whose premises container will be or has been despatched. CM Customs Identification of customs authority relevant to the transaction or shipment. CN Consignee (3132) Party to which goods are consigned. CO Corporate office Identification of the Head Office within a company. COP Convoying party Party designated to escort the transported goods. CP Party to receive certificate of compliance Party acting for or on behalf of seller in matters concerning compliance. CPD Charges payer at destination Party, other than the ordering party, which has to pay the charges concerning the destination operations. CQ Cheque order Party to which the cheque will be ordered, when different from the beneficiary. CR Empty equipment return party Party to whose premises empty equipment will be or has been returned. CS Consolidator Party consolidating various consignments, payments etc. CT Consignee to be specified Description to be provided. CU Container return company Description to be provided. CV Consignee of vessel Description to be provided. CW Equipment owner Owner of equipment (container, etc.). CX Consignee's agent Party authorized to act on behalf of the consignee. CY Commissionable agent IATA cargo agent entitled to commission. CZ Consignor (3336) Party which, by contract with a carrier, consigns or sends goods with the carrier, or has them conveyed by him. Synonym: shipper, sender. DA Available with bank (documentary credits) Financial institution with whom the documentary credit is available. DB Distributor branch The affiliate of a retailer or distributor. DC Deconsolidator Party that splits up a large consignment composed of separate consignments of goods. The smaller consignments of goods were grouped together into that large consignment for carriage as a larger unit in order to obtain a reduced rate. DCP Despatch charge payer Party, other than the ordering party, which has to pay the charges concerning the despatch operations. DD Documentary credit account party's bank Bank of the documentary credit account party. DE Depositor Party depositing goods, financial payments or documents. DF Documentary credit applicant Party at whose request the applicant's bank/issuing bank is to issue a documentary credit. DG Documentary credit beneficiary Party in whose favour the documentary credit is to be issued and the party that must comply with the credit's terms and conditions. DH Documentary credit account party Party which is responsible for the payment settlement of the documentary credit with the applicant's bank/issuing bank, if different from the documentary credit applicant. DI Documentary credit second beneficiary Party to whom the documentary credit can be transferred. DJ Party according to documentary credit transaction Party related to documentary credit transaction. DK Documentary credit beneficiary's bank Financial institution with which the beneficiary of the documentary credit maintains an account. DL Factor Company offering a financial service whereby a firm sells or transfers title to its accounts receivable to the factoring company. DM Party to whom documents are to be presented Self explanatory. DN Owner of operation Owner of the operation. DO Document recipient (1370) Party which should receive a specified document. DP Delivery party (3144) Party to which goods should be delivered, if not identical with consignee. DQ Owner's agent Person acting on delegation of powers of the owner. DR Driver Person who drives a means of transport. DS Distributor Party distributing goods, financial payments or documents. DT Declarant (3140) Party who makes a declaration to an official body or - where legally permitted - in whose name, or on whose behalf, a declaration to an official body is made. DU Owner's representative Person commissioned by the owner to represent him in certain circumstances. DV Project management office Party commissioned by the owner to follow through the execution of all works. DW Drawee Party on whom drafts must be drawn. DX Engineer (construction) Party representing the contractor to advise and supervise engineering aspects of the works. DY Engineer, resident (construction) Party commissioned by the owner to advise and supervise engineering aspects of the works. DZ Architect Self explanatory. EA Architect-designer Designer of the construction project. EB Building inspectorate Party controlling the conformity of works to legal and regulation rules. EC Exchanger Party exchanging currencies or goods. ED Engineer, consultant Party providing professional engineering services. EE Location of goods for customs examination before clearance SE. EF Project coordination office Party responsible for technical coordination of works. EG Surveyor, topographical Party responsible for topographical measurements. EH Engineer, measurement Party responsible for quantity measurements. EI Controller, quality Party controlling the quality of goods and workmanship for the project. EJ Surveyor, quantity Party responsible for the quantification and valuation of the works on behalf of the contractor. EK Surveyor (professional), quantity Party responsible to the owner for the quantification and valuation of the works. EL Project Party responsible for a project, e.g. a construction project. EM Party to receive electronic memo of invoice Party being informed about invoice issue (via EDI). EN Tenderer Firm answering an invitation to tender. EO Owner of equipment Self explanatory. EP Equipment drop-off party Self explanatory. EQ Empty container responsible party Party responsible for the empty container. ER Empty container return agent Party, designated by owner of containers, responsible for their collection as agreed between the owner and customer/ consignee. ES Contractor, lead Leader representing a grouping of co-contractors. ET Co-contractor Member of a grouping of co-contractors. EU Contractor, general Single contractor for the whole construction project, working by his own or with subcontractors. EV Subcontractor Firm carrying out a part of the works for a contractor. EW Subcontractor with direct payment Subcontractor benefiting from direct payments. EX Exporter (3030) Party who makes - or on whose behalf a Customs clearing agent or other authorized person makes - an export declaration. This may include a manufacturer, seller or other person. Within a Customs union, consignor may have the same meaning as exporter. EY Subcontractor, nominated Subcontractor authorized by the owner after having been proposed. EZ Operator, essential services Operator of essential services e.g. water, sewerage system, power. FA Operator, communication channel Operator of a communication channel. FB Nominated freight company Party nominated to act as transport company or carrier for the goods. FC Contractor, main Firm or grouping of co-contractors which has been awarded the contract. FD Buyer's parent company Parent company, e.g. holding company. FE Credit rating agency Self explanatory. FF Factor, correspondent Factoring company engaged by another factoring company to assist the letter with the services provided to the clients (sellers). FG Buyer as officially registered Buying party as officially registered with government. FH Seller as officially registered Selling party as officially registered with government. FJ Trade Union Organisation representing employees. FK Previous Trade Union Employee organisation who previously represented an employee . FL Passenger A person conveyed by a means of transport, other than the crew. FM Crew member A person manning a means of transport. FN Tariff issuer The issuer of a tariff, e.g. a freight tariff. FO Party performing inspection Self explanatory. FP Freight/charges payer Party responsible for the payment of freight. FR Message from Party where the message comes from. FT Party responsible for financial settlement (3450) Party responsible for either the transfer or repatriation of the funds relating to a transaction. FW Freight forwarder Party arranging forwarding of goods. FX Current receiver Current receiver of the goods in a multi-step transportation process (indirect flow) involving at least one grouping centre. FY Current sender Current sender of the goods in a multi-step transportation process (indirect flow) involving at least one grouping centre. FZ Grouping centre A party in charge of groupage, including degroupage and regroupage. GA Road carrier A road carrier moving cargo. GB Chamber of commerce Name of the Chamber of Commerce of the town where the company is registered. GC Goods custodian (3024) Party responsible for the keeping of goods. GD Producer Party or person who has produced the produce. GE Registration tribunal Name of the tribunal where the company is registered. GF Slot charter party An identification code of a participant or user that books slots (space) on a ship, more likely on a long term basis on a series of sailings. He pays for the space whether he uses it or not. GG Warehouse The name of the warehouse where product is held. GH Applicant for job A person who applied for a job. GI Spouse Person is a spouse. GJ Mother Person is a mother. GK Father Person is a father. GL Socially insured person A person who is registered in a social security scheme. GM Inventory controller To specifically identify the party in charge of inventory control. GN Processor Party or person who has or will apply a process. GO Goods owner The party which owns the goods. GP Packer Party or person who has undertaken or will undertake packing. GQ Slaughterer Party or person who has undertaken or will undertake a slaughter. GR Goods releaser (3026) Party entitled to authorize release of goods from custodian. GS Consignor's representative Party authorised to represent the consignor. GT Rail carrier A carrier moving cargo, including containers, via rail. + GU Originator of article number A code identifying the party which created a specific article number. + GV Procurement responsibility for order A code used to identify the organization which is responsible for the procurement. + GW Party fulfilling all operations Code indicating the fact that the party identified carries out all operations within that company's activities. + GX Central catalogue party Party controlling a central catalogue. + GY Inventory reporting party Party reporting inventory information. + GZ Substitute supplier Party which may be in a position to supply products or services should the main usual supplier be unable to do so. I1 Intermediary bank 1 A financial institution between the ordered bank and the beneficiary's bank. I2 Intermediary bank 2 A financial institution between the ordered bank and the beneficiary's bank. IB Intermediary/broker Description to be provided. IC Intermediate consignee The intermediate consignee. + ID Replacing manufacturer A code used to identify a party who replaces the previous party for the manufacture of an article. + IE Non-resident third party company with whom financial account is held Identifies the non-resident third party company with whom the financial account is held. + IF Non-resident group company with whom financial account is held Identifies the non-resident group company with whom the financial account is held. + IG Non-resident beneficiary The ultimate non-resident recipient of the funds. Normally the account owner who is reimbursed by the payor. + IH Resident beneficiary The ultimate resident recipient of the funds. Normally the account owner who is reimbursed by the payor. II Issuer of invoice (3028) Party issuing an invoice. + IJ Non-resident instructing party Indentifies the non-resident party originating the instruction. + IL Resident instructing party Identifies the resident party originating the instruction. IM Importer (3020) Party who makes - or on whose behalf a Customs clearing agent or other authorized person makes - an import declaration. This may include a person who has possession of the goods or to whom the goods are consigned. IN Insurer Description to be provided. IO Insurance company Description to be provided. IP Insurance claim adjuster Description to be provided. + IQ Domestic financial institution Domestic party acting as financial institution. + IR Non-domestic financial institution Non-domestic party acting as financial institution. IS Party to receive certified inspection report Party (at buyer) to receive certified inspection report. IT Installation on site Description to be provided. + IU Non-resident debtor Non-resident party who makes the payment or against whom a claim exists. IV Invoicee (3006) Party to whom an invoice is issued. + IW Non-resident creditor Non-resident party receiving the payment or against whom a liability exists. LA Party designated to provide living animal care Party responsible to take care of transported living animals. + LB Coproducer A code used to identify a party who participates in production. LN Lender Party lending goods or equipments. LP Loading party Party responsible for the loading when other than carrier. MA Party for whom item is ultimately intended Self explanatory. MF Manufacturer of goods Party who manufactures the goods. MG Party designated to execute re-icing Party designated to execute re-icing, selected in the official list of mandatories competent for this kind of operation. MI Planning schedule/material release issuer Self explanatory. MP Manufacturing plant Self explanatory. MR Message recipient Self explanatory. MS Document/message issuer/sender Issuer of a document and/or sender of a message. MT Party designated to execute sanitary procedures Self explanatory. N1 Notify party no. 1 Self explanatory. N2 Notify party no. 2 Self explanatory. NI Notify party (3180) Party to be notified of arrival of goods. OA Break bulk berth operator Party who offers facilities for berthing of vessels, handling and storage of break bulk cargo. OB Ordered by Party who issued an order. OF On behalf of Party on behalf of which an action is executed. OI Outside inspection agency Third party inspecting goods or equipment. OO Order of shipper Description to be provided. OP Operator of property or unit Self explanatory. OR Ordered bank Identifies the account servicer for the ordering customer or payor. OS Original shipper The original supplier of the goods. OT Outside test agency Third party testing goods, equipment or services. OV Owner of means of transport (3126) Party owning the means of transport. No synonym of carrier = CA. OY Ordering customer Identifies the originator of the instruction. P1 Contact party 1 First party to contact. P2 Contact party 2 Second party to contact. P3 Contact party 3 Third party to contact. P4 Contact party 4 Fourth party to contact. PA Party to receive inspection report Party to whom the inspection report should be sent. PB Paying financial institution Financial institution designated to make payment. PC Actual purchaser's customer Party the purchaser within the actual message is selling the ordered goods or services to. PD Purchaser's department buyer Purchasing department of buyer. PE Payee Identifies the credit party when other than the beneficiary. PF Party to receive freight bill Party to whom the freight bill should be sent. PG Prime contractor Party responsible for the whole project if other than the buyer. PH Payer's financial institution Self explanatory. PI Payee's company name/ID Receiving company name/ID (ACH transfers). PJ Party to receive correspondence Second party designated by a first party to receive certain correspondence in lieu of it being mailed directly to this first party. PK Contact party Party to contact. PL Payor Identifies the debit party when other than the ordering customer (for banking purposes). PM Party to receive paper memo of invoice Party being informed about invoice issue (via paper). PN Party to receive shipping notice Description to be provided. PO Ordering party To be used only if ordering party and buyer are not identical. PQ Certifying party Self explanatory. PR Payer (3308) Party initiating payment. PS Payer's company name/ID (Check, Draft or Wire) Self explanatory. PT Party to receive test report Self explanatory. PW Despatch party (3282) Party where goods are collected or taken over by the carrier (i.e. if other than consignor). PX Party to receive all documents Self explanatory. PY Checking party Party or contact designated on behalf of carrier or his agent to establish the actual figures for quantities, weight, volume and/or (cube) measurements of goods or containers which are to appear in the transport contract and on which charges will be based. PZ Party to print some document The party that is to print a specific document. RA Central bank or regulatory authority Identifies central bank or regulatory authority which must be informed of certain aspects of a message. RB Receiving financial institution Financial institution designated to receive payment. RE Party to receive commercial invoice remittance Party to whom payment for a commercial invoice or bill should be remitted. RF Received from Name of a person or department which actually delivers the goods. RH Seller's financial institution Financial institution designated by seller to receive payment. RDFI (ACH transfers). RI Reinsurance intermediary/broker Intermediary party between ceding company and reinsurance. RL Reporting carrier (Customs) Party who makes the cargo report to Customs. RM Reporting carrier's nominated agent/representative (Customs) Agent who formally makes a cargo report to Customs on behalf of the carrier. RP Routing party Party responsible for the selection of the carrier(s). RS Party to receive statement of account Party to whom the statement of account should be sent. RV Receiver of cheque Identifies the party which is to receive the actual cheque, when different from the receiver of funds. RW Issuer of waybill Party issuing the contract (waybill) for carriage. SB Sales responsibility Description to be provided. SE Seller (3346) Party selling merchandise to a buyer. SF Ship from Identification of the party from where goods will be or have been shipped. SG Store group Description to be provided. SI Shipping schedule issuer Self explanatory. SK Plant Self explanatory. SN Store keeper Self explanatory. SO Sold to if different than bill to Self explanatory. SR Seller's agent/representative (3254) Party representing the seller for the purpose of the trade transaction. SS Social securities collector's office Party collecting social securities premiums. ST Ship to Identification of the party to where goods will be or have been shipped. SU Supplier (3280) Party which manufactures or otherwise has possession of goods, and consigns or makes them available in trade. SX Surety for additions Natural of legal person (generally a bank of insurance company) who accepts responsibility in due legal form for the financial guarantee to Customs of the payment of additional duties or fees that become due against a particular shipment, which have not previously been covered by surety. SY Surety Natural or legal person (generally a bank or insurance company) who accepts responsibility in due legal form for the financial consequences of non-fulfilment of another's obligations to the Customs (CCC). SZ Surety for antidumping/countervailing duty Natural or legal person that has been contracted by the importer to guarantee to Customs the payment of antidumping and/or countervailing duties that become due against a particular shipment. TC Tax collector's office Party collecting taxes. TCP Transit charge payer Party, other than the ordering party, which has to pay the charges concerning the transit operations. TD Party to receive technical documentation Party to whom technical documentation should be sent. TR Terminal operator A party which handles the loading and unloading of marine vessels. TS Party to receive certified test results Party to whom the certified test results should be sent. TT Transfer to Self-explanatory. UC Ultimate consignee Party who has been designated on the invoice or packing list as the final recipient of the stated merchandise. UD Ultimate customer The final recipient of goods. UHP Unexpected handling party Party authorized (during a voyage) to apply unexpected handling procedures or party having applied these procedures. UP Unloading party Description to be provided. VN Vendor Party vending goods or services. WD Warehouse depositor (3004) Party depositing goods in a warehouse. WH Warehouse keeper (3022) Party taking responsibility for goods entered into a warehouse. WM Works manager Self explanatory. WPA Weighting party Party designated (legally accepted) to ascertain the weight. WS Wholesaler Seller of articles, often in large quantities, to be retailed by others. XX No heading Description to be provided. ZZZ Mutually defined Party specification mutually agreed between interchanging parties.