ECTN is a requirement to be implemented soon for shipments to Algeria

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What is ECTN?

ECTN is a mandatory loading document for all shipments to Africa. It is also known as BSC, BESC or CTN. Failing to present the ECTN document will lead to severe consequences and a hefty fine.

Procedure of Algeria ECTN

According to this law, every cargo that has been purchased from abroad and transported for commercial, business, in some cases diplomatic and personal purposes require a Loading Certificate called ECTN – Electronic Cargo Tracking Note.

The shipper or the freight forwarder is responsible for acquiring the ECTN waiver certificate from the authorized representative.

Requirements for Algeria ECTN

The required documents list for Algeria ECTN is not announced by the official sources. However, it is likely to be:

  • Bill of Lading: A draft copy can be used for the draft.
  • Commercial Invoice – Incoterm, reference, and the date have to be mentioned.

  • Freight Invoice: It is necessary if the freight cost isn’t on the commercial invoice.

Regulations for Algeria ECTN

  • According to Algeria Customs regulations, all sea cargo shipped to the country requires an ECTN certificate (date to be announced)

  • Each Bill of Lading must be covered by at least one ECTN and its unique number needs to be inserted in the Original Bill of Lading as well as the Cargo Manifest.

  • The Algeria ECTN certificate must be validated five days before the vessel arrives at the latest.

  • Cargo arriving without a valid ECTN will result in a fine of an amount that is twice of the cost of the ECTN. Plus the shipment will be blocked till consignee make necessary paperwork and pay penalty levy and demurrage charges.

Fast Application Form

Send the necessary documents to us here, for a fast application.

Kyle Hallner

Operations Manager

Obtain the CTN Certificate within 24 hours


We are Independent providers of the CTN

We are not freight forwarders and we don’t do trade with Africa. Our only service is providing the CTN certificate.

Why Work With Us

Don’t bother yourself to find a local office to get your CTN Certificate

The process of applying for CTN is completed without physical contact. So, you don’t need to worry about finding a local office in your area. No matter where you are, we will assist you online.

We provide the CTN 24/7

Our offices are in; India, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA, Hong Kong and UAE. These locations aren’t selected randomly; we hand-picked this locations so we can serve you 24/7 no matter where you are.

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100% Refund

If you are not satisfied with the services, you will be refunded fully.

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We’ve been providing the CTN certificate for over 20 countries to clients from all around the world since 2005.

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With our highly-experienced team, we will provide you the CTN within 24 hours.

“I was shipping my first container to Congo and did not know what to expect as well as what the procedure was. Fortunately with the continuous assistance and guidance from Kyle, we are able to process a hassle free CTN Certificate.”

Producer Ally
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