Our bond facility is available to exporters and companies in an export supply chain.

We work with your bank to provide complementary finance solutions to support your business’ specific export-related contracts or purchase orders.

The key eligibility criteria

Annual revenue of over A$250K last financial year.

Age of business

Established for at least 2 years.

Nationality of business

Must be an Australian registered company. An Australian Company Number (ACN) is required.

Export contract requirement

The Bond Facility must be used to:

  • finance export purchase order(s) or contract(s) for the export of Australian goods and/or services from Australia
  • finance an export-related purchase order or contract that is part of an export-related supply chain.


Australian content

As Australia’s official export credit agency, our mandate is to help support the export of Australian goods and services. The value of Australian content needs to be at least 1/3 of the total contract value for a transaction to be eligible for maximum Efic support. This is why we need to consider the amount of Australian content in your export contract.
Australian content can be made up of:

  • Australian-owned intellectual property, services, or product design
  • components and raw materials manufactured or produced in Australia
  • labour and manufacturing costs incurred in Australia.

You must meet our Australian content guidelines. Read them here.

Market gap

We don’t compete with the banks and only provide finance when your bank is unwilling or unable to do so.

Environmental social policy

You must agree to our Environmental Social Policy. Read it here.

Credit information policy

You must accept our Credit Information Policy. Read it here.

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