Capital Import Finance

Purchase business assets from overseas with confidence.


What is Capital Import Finance?

To support your business ambitions, you may need to import business assets from overseas – which can present more risk and impact your cash flow.

Capital Import Finance helps you manage the additional risks and fund both the initial costs and the asset over time.

Get in touch

Get in touch

To discuss Capital Import Finance with one of our specialists, call 0345 835 5807.

Lines are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays. 

Key features and benefits

  • Protect your cash flow
    Arrange Trade Finance to cover the initial costs of importing.
  • Minimise your risks
    To ensure funds will only be released when your supplier meets their obligations.
  • Minimise your suppliers risks 
    Negotiate better terms as your payments are guaranteed if the supplier fulfils the order.
  • Spread the cost of the asset
    Use Asset Finance, to fund the cost of the asset over its useful life.
  • Competitive asset selection
    Be confident to buy the best asset from the best supplier.


Capital Import Finance is available for existing business customers only.

  • The asset must be for use in your business
  • You must have a financing requirement of at least £100,000
  • Your business turnover must be more than £3 million per annum
  • Your business must be UK based and have been trading for a minimum of 24 months

Calls may be monitored or recorded in case we need to check we have carried out your instructions correctly and to help improve our quality of service.

The products and services outlined on this site may be offered by legal entities from across Lloyds Banking Group, including Lloyds Bank plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Lloyds Bank plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc are separate legal entities within the Lloyds Banking Group.

Lloyds Bank is a trading name of Lloyds Bank plc, Bank of Scotland plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Lloyds Bank plc. Registered Office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales no.2065. Bank of Scotland plc. Registered Office: The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ. Registered in Scotland no. SC327000. Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Registered office 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales no. 10399850. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 119278, 169628 and 763256 respectively.

We adhere to The Standards of Lending Practice which are monitored and enforced by the LSB:

Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Please note that due to FSCS and FOS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered.