Delivered at Frontier or DAF Law and Legal Definition

Under DAF or Delivered at Frontier sale contract, a seller has to deliver the goods at the agreed point of destination at a border location of a country. The seller's obligation ends when he delivers the goods at the named point and place on the frontier. The goods should be cleared for export and the point is usually the customs border of the adjacent country. Up to the border, seller is responsible for all risks and expenses associated with the delivery. The costs and risks are transferred to the buyer upon crossing the frontier. The buyer is responsible for import customs formalities and payment of import customs duties and taxes. This arrangement is most often used when using ground transport, such as truck or rail, to supply the goods.