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How to get Hermes Cover

This is how we support you in your export business!

Please contact us

+ 49 (0) 40 / 88 34 - 90 00

We advice you

  • by telephone
  • at your company premises

You submit
an application

  • Download application form
  • Application fee depending on
    your transaction

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

We provide cover for your export transaction

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

How to handle a claim

  • Your contacts for claim issues
  • Rules should be adhered (e.g. report
  • risk-increasing circumstances immediatley, consent of the Federal Government for further deliveries, commercial care)
  • Please note your duties
  • More information in the broshure indemnification procedure
  • Claim application form (DE)

Your target market – how to secure your exports

Country cover policy of more than 200 countries.