Countries

Each country you trade needs to exist within the list of countries found in Settings > Localization > Countries. Countries are required when:

  • Adding contacts

    The address(es) stored against customer and vendor records must have a country assigned. 

  • Downloading or importing orders

    If the country doesn't exist in Brightpearl it isn't possible to create the customer record and as such the order download/import will fail.

  • Creating tax zones

    Tax zones are used to ensure the correct tax rate is applied to sales based on their delivery country.

  • Applying shipping methods/charges

    Shipping methods and charges can be applied to orders based on the delivery country.

Go to Settings > Localization > Countries to add new countries. You will require the correct ISO codes and dialing code which can be found via the links below:

ISO code (2)

ISO code (3)

Dialling codes

You will also need to select the tax zone the country belongs to. These zones must already exist in Settings > Localization > tax zones. You can read more about tax setup here.

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