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How to get Hermes Cover

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Please contact

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We assist you
with advice


  • by telephone
  • at your company premises
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You submit
an application

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We review
your application

Key criteria are:

  • Creditworthiness of the foreign buyer
  • Country risk
  • German added value
  • Customary conditions of contract (terms of payment and contract period)
  • Environmental, social and human rights standards
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We provide cover
for your export

You will receive: 

Before the conclusion of
the contract:

  • Binding offer of cover

After the conclusion of the

  • Letter of acceptance (commitment of cover)
  • Cover policy (guarantee document)
  • Premium invoice
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How to handle a claim

Export Credit Guarantees - partner for the protection of your exports!

Hermes Cover simple explained in our information brochure.

Your target market – how to secure your exports

Country cover policy of more than 200 countries.

Country list:

Hermes Cover for foreign customers

Foreign business partners find information on the page "Your way to buy 'Made in Germany'". Here you also can find information in Spanish and Russian.