Invoicing

How to Invoice Us

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I send my invoice?

For full details of the invoicing options, please visit our "How to Invoice Us" page.

2. How do I know if my invoice has been received?

With electronic invoice delivery (Ariba, PDF-invoicing) you always receive confirmation that the invoice has arrived or has been uploaded succesfully.
If you send invoices via regular post, the time of invoice reception might take some time, therefore, after a few days (depending on the country of dispatch) please use the webform available at the link below where you can check the invoice status. Click here for the invoice status contact form.

3. What is a barcode number?

A barcode is a uniqe 14-character numeric code that is assigned by Bayer to each incoming invoice.

4. Where can I find the barcode of my invoice?

If you send an invoice by PDF-invoicing, you should receive a return message containing the barcode number. In case you are sending invoice via regular post, the barcode number is not provided.

5. When can I expect my payment?

To check the status of the invoices as well as their expected payment date please use the contct form. Click here for the invoice status contact form.

6. I would like to clarify the payment terms.

The information about the applicable payment terms can be found on the last page of the order received from Bayer. If you have any doubts or questions, please contact your purchaser or the purchasing department directly. Contact details can be found on the purchase order.

7. How can I clarify a cash discount deduction?

If the cash discount has been deducted from the payment, it means that the payment has been made in accordance with the payment terms entered in the system by your purchaser.
If you have any doubts or questions, please contact your purchaser or the purchasing department directly. Contact details can be found on the order received from Bayer.

8. What information must the invoice contain?

For all billing guidelines, please visit our website at the following link.
Click here for the invoice guidelines.

9. How can I clarify a payment I have received?

In case you would like to clarify an incoming payment, please provide the remittance number, amount, and currency in our AP contact form. Click here for the AP Contact form.

10. Where to find the remittance number of my payment?

The remittance number is a 10-digits number (8xxxxxxxxx) that is always provided in the note to payee.

11. How can I receive remittance advice automatically?

To receive remittance advice automatically after each payment made, please provide your most recent remittance number, amount with currency, and your email address in our AP contact form.

12. How can I send the account statement to Bayer?

For account statements for auditing purposes, please contact us using the AP contact form.
For the current statement of commitments, please use our webform to check the invoice status. Click here for the invoice status contact form.

13. How do I send reminders to overdue invoices?

To check the invoice status as well as their expected payment date please use our webform. Click here for the invoice status contact form. Please ensure that your invoice has reached us and is already overdue.

14. I have problems with the e-mail invoice submission. What should I do?

Please make sure that you follow all the submission requirements contained in the PDF-invoicing information page. Click here for the emailPDF info page.

15. How can I accelerate the payment?

Please note that the accounting department is not authorized to speed up the payment deadline for your invoice. If you do not agree with the payment terms given in the Purchase Order, please contact the purchasing department. All contact details can be found in the Purchase Order provided by Bayer.
Thank you.

16. How can I update my data (bank details, legal form of my company, VAT-ID number, company name, address etc.)?

In the interests of the security of your data, the change of the bank details may be updated only on the basis of a received invoice or a contract signed by your company and Bayer containing new bank details.
The change of the legal form, VAT-ID, company name or your company’s address may be made only basing on an invoice, contract signed by both parties or written (e-mail) confirmation.

17. What If I am a Currenta supplier?

If you are a supplier for the Currenta, please contact Bayer’s accounting department as you normally would for any invoice and payment inquiries via

Currenta: vendorsa126bac4faf24609be69cb45b5d14ca7.currentaa126bac4faf24609be69cb45b5d14ca7.de@f3ec247fc1a2454bb3ee19c91f7548d3bayer.com or phone +49 214 30 56487
Tectrion: vendors1c4625bd0ab44f14868504cb714c3c75.tectrion1c4625bd0ab44f14868504cb714c3c75.de@b3510840db00483ba1b595b1137ec3bdbayer.com or phone +49 214 30 56487
Chemion: vendors67ba4642cdb5465c85a77a2a79cc4630.chemion@cea694a207344dadacb11dc8192e0294bayer.com or phone +49 214 30 56482