Frequently Asked Questions about CTN, Waiver, BSC, BESC2019-03-06T14:30:36+00:00
Do I need to get ECTN if my shipment is in transit through Togo?2019-03-20T19:40:52+00:00

Yes. The Togo ports are widely used for transit purposes. They are mainly used for transit shipments to Burkina Faso and Niger, as well as Ghana and Benin, though they have their own ports, in certain cases. Whether the goods discharged at the Togo ports for transit purposes or as a final destination, each shipment must have valid Togo ECTN certificate.

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Why CTN certificate is necessary for Bulk cargo2019-03-20T19:41:07+00:00

The aim of the CTN is to reduce the risk of unauthorized imports, real-time monitoring of cargoes and reliable assessments of import goods, their shippers, importers, and other details. In the case of Breakbulk shipments, the Cargo Tracking Note also enables Port authorities to better manage the port traffic to berth vessels as quickly as possible and ensures the availability of necessary unloading equipment.

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CTN certificate for Bulk shipment loading in High Seas2019-03-20T19:41:20+00:00

There are cases when BL doesn’t have a port of loading for Break Bulk Shipment. An example would be when fishing companies load their catch from open waters or international waters. The owners of this type of Break Bulk cargoes are still responsible for obtaining CTN cargo.

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Why SGS number is not on Validated Cameroon BESC certificate2019-03-20T19:43:36+00:00

Even if the SGS number is entered into the application, the number is not printed to the validated BESC certificate. This is not wrong or right, it is just the way Cameroon authorities have formatted the BESC. You can check the draft certificate if the right SGS number is entered.

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Is it mandatory to mention Togo ECTN number on Bill of Lading?2019-03-20T19:44:19+00:00

Yes. Togo ECTN validation process is split into two parts. First, the certificate gets pre-validated, where the shipper be provided with the ECTN number. Then, we require the Original Bill of Lading copy with the ECTN number so we can validate the certificate.

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Can I apply correction to a validated Sierra Leone waiver document?2019-03-20T19:44:38+00:00

No, Unfortunately, once validated, the Sierra Leone ENS certificate to Freetown cannot be revised in any way.

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Do I need to get BSC if my shipment is in transit through Senegal to Mali?2019-03-20T19:44:53+00:00

A shipment to Mali as a final destination in transit through Senegal only need to get BSC certificates for Mali.

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What’s the difference between TI and URN numbers?2019-03-20T19:50:49+00:00

TI is a part of GUOT document, which acts as an Import declaration in the Republic of Congo. The TI is required as a supporting document in order to apply for ECTN.

URN number is a reference number of the Rep. of Congo ECTN certificate. It can be found on validated ECTN certificate.

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Can I apply for Rep. of Congo ECTN after the container load on Board?2019-03-20T19:51:38+00:00

Yes, you can apply for Republic of Congo ECTN certificate after the departure. However, please note that authorities imposed a penalty on top of certificate charges if the certificate is not validated within 5 days of the onboard date. The fine is 50% of the original certificate cost.

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Is it mandatory to mention Niger BSC number on Bill of Lading?2019-03-20T19:53:04+00:00

Yes. Niger BSC validation process is split into two parts. First, the certificate gets pre-validated, where the shipper is provided with the BSC number. Then we require Original Bill of Lading copy with the BSC number so we can validate the certificate.

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Can GetCTN create a ID for Madagascar BSC?2019-03-20T19:53:55+00:00

Yes, we will need the Tax Registration certificate of your company to create BSC Madagascar ID

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Can I make amendments to a validated Madagascar waiver document?2019-03-20T19:54:35+00:00

No, Unfortunately, once validated, the BSC certificate to Madagascar cannot be revised in any way. You will need to explain the reason for the change at the destination customs.

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The liner regulation says penalty of 100% of the freight manifest value will be charged if BIETC number is not submitted before loading. What is the meaning of freight manifest value?2019-03-20T19:56:41+00:00

The shipping lines have the right to charge the shipper if any details that must go to the BL is not submitted on time. This charge is called Manifest amendment charge and can range from 100 to 200 Euro

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Can I make amendments to a validated Gabon waiver document?2019-03-20T19:57:53+00:00

No, Unfortunately, once validated, the BIETC certificate to Gabon cannot be revised in any way.

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What will be the fine if the validation period is overdue for BIETC certificate?2019-03-20T19:58:07+00:00

We couldn’t know the penalty fee you will face if you missed the deadline for BIETC certificate. But there have been cases where exporters faced with a penalty up to $40,000 for 2×40’containers.

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We are working on a sale of a Caterpillar from Germany to Gabon, which was manufactured in 1988. Can we get BIETC for this?2019-03-20T19:58:20+00:00

Normally a vehicle over 3 years old cannot be exported to Gabon. However, CAT’s are not considered as vehicle bu Gabon authorities, thus we can issue the BIETC certificate for CAT.

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When do I need to apply for Gabon BIETC certificate?2019-03-20T20:00:12+00:00

Depending on the continent the loading port is located, the Gabon authorities have granted 5 to 15 days within which the BIETC certificate must be validated. The authorities are draconian about this policy. The certificate can not be validated and will be penalized if the certificate is not validated within the allocated time frame:

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  • 10 calendar days after sailing for shipments with departure Europe
  • 5 calendar days after sailing for shipments with departure Africa
  • 15 calendar days after sailing for shipments with departure America, Asia and Oceania
Can I apply for BIETC number before vessel sailing?2019-03-20T20:00:27+00:00

Some shipping lines do ask for the BIETC number before you can actually load the goods on to the vessel. We can issue the number with draft BL before vessel discharge.

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Is BIETC certificate necessary for LCL container?2019-03-20T20:01:22+00:00

Yes. Gabon Authorities require BIETC certificate for each HBL in the LCL load.

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Is it mandatory to mention Gabon BIETC number on Bill of Lading?2019-03-20T20:01:36+00:00

Most shipping agents ask exporters to acquire BIETC certificate before the cargo can be loaded to the vessel. This number will also be depicted on the Bill of Lading. However, in certain cases, exporters can get away without mentioning the BIETC number on the Bill of Lading.

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I have a tea shipment to export to Matadi from India. Can I get the FERI for this cargo?2019-03-20T20:01:52+00:00

Yes. There is no restriction in terms of exporting tea into DR Congo. We can provide your FERI certificate if you have required documents 

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Can freight forwarder apply for CTN certificate?2019-03-20T20:03:06+00:00

Yes. Any party involved in the export process of the goods can apply for FERI certificate as long as they can submit the required documents to us via email.

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What is the different between FERI and ECTN certificate?2019-03-20T20:03:23+00:00

They are both same kinds of waiver certificate. Just different country authorities call it their own way. FERI is a certificate name given by DR Congo authorities for the waiver they require from each sea shipment

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The shipper part on the Bill of Lading is the supplier from China. Can we show different company name on the ECTN certificate?2019-03-20T20:03:37+00:00

No. All the parties on the Bill of Lading will be the same on the ECTN certificate. If you want to hide the supplier name on the certificate for a transit shipment you will need to arrange a switch BL

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Do I need to get BESC if my shipment is in transit through Cameroon to Chad?2019-03-20T20:04:45+00:00

A shipment going to Chad as a final destination in transit through Cameroon only need to get ECTN certificate for Chad

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Can I make amendments to a validated Cameroon waiver document?2019-03-20T20:04:59+00:00

Yes, Even after validated, Cameroon BESC certificate can be corrected.

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How to apply for BESC certificate for Air shipment to Cameroon?2019-03-20T20:05:11+00:00

You need to get waiver document for Air shipment to Cameroon. But the application is filled only at arrival. This is the only kind of waiver which you can apply only at arrival.

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Do I need to get ECTN if shipment is in transit through Ivory Coast to Burkina Faso?2019-03-20T20:06:06+00:00

A shipment to Burkina Faso in transit through Ivory Coast only need to get Burkina Faso ECTN certificate

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Is it mandatory to mention ECTN / BSC numbers on Bill of Lading?2019-03-20T20:06:23+00:00

Unless specifically required by your shipping line, the ECTN / BSC number for the subject country doesn’t need to be mentioned on the BL copy.

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Do I have to obtain waiver certificate, for Nigeria in transit via Benin2019-03-20T20:07:17+00:00

If you are using Benin as a transit point for Nigeria, you do need to get BESC certificate for Benin. Your goods could not be cleared at any port without BESC certification.

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Do I need to get BSC if shipment is in transit through Benin to Niger?2019-03-20T20:08:08+00:00

A shipment to Niger in transit through Benin need to get two separate certificates, Benin BESC and Niger BSC certificate.

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Am I allowed to export a tractor that is manufactured in 1988 to Angola2019-03-20T20:08:41+00:00

Yes. Angola authorities do not have a restriction in the age of heavy-duty vehicles that can be shipped into the country.

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Can I make amendments to a validated Angola CNCA waiver document?2019-03-20T20:11:59+00:00

It depends on the country it has been loaded from. In certain cases, we can amend the certificate if the hard copy is not given to the courier. Even if the original hard copy has been released, we can still make an amendment at extra cost. 

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What is DU / Documento Unico / Import Licence for Angola?2019-07-12T12:01:26+00:00

The DU document or Documento Unico is an Import Licence in Angola. A DU document is compulsory for all CNCA applications from 10/02/2015. A DU document has to be valid in terms of the Expiry date on field 25e. This document expiry date is normally 60 days from the date of DU issuance.

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However, the Documento Unico or the Import Licence is exempt if a shipment will be cleared, at the destination, under Temporary Regime. Another instance where DU document is not an obligation is when the total FOB value is below 5000 USD.

In case of Temporary shipment, the exporter is required to submit a letter confirming the cargo is on the temporary expedition. In this type of expedition, a special format of DU number will be entered on the validated CNCA certificate.

Sample DU document

Sample DU document

 

Expiry date must be a valid date.

ECTN or BSC certificate for Togo consignment2019-03-20T20:16:02+00:00

You may also be asking weather ECTN or BSC certificate for your shipment

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[09:22] getctn visitor: we need to know which is the waiver needed for a shipment of 17×20′ container to TOGO as final destination, is it ECTN or just BSC?
[09:23] representative: those two are same certificates one is in English (ECTN) another is in French (BSC)
[09:24] representative: particularly for Togo the certificate is called ECTN
[09:24] representative: do you want me to explain you the procedures?
[09:27] getctn visitor: BESC is still the same certificate?
[09:27] representative: Yes, BESC is also another name for the same certificate
[09:32] V1520500499847206: ok, thank you. we’ll return to you for procedure and cost once the shipment will be ready
[09:36] representative: sure
[09:42] representative: thank you

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How to make Commercial Invoice for Household Goods2019-03-20T20:16:16+00:00

Q: How do I provide a Commercial invoice for household and personal goods to get ECTN certificate?

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A: The authorities still require Proforma Invoice for ECTN certificate even though the shipment is personal goods. The value of the goods can be estimated and doesn’t have to reflect on the market value. As long as the description of goods and listed correctly and the HS Code is shown. Find the downloadable link for Google Sheets Proforma Invoice form which you can use for your own purposes.

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Do I Have to Mention ECTN Number on Master BL?2019-03-20T20:16:38+00:00

Q: Is it mandatory to mention ECTN number on Master Bill of Lading?

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A: Certain Shipping Lines require ECTN certificate prior to load the cargo. In this case the shipping agent will have to write the ECTN number on Master BL. However, the universal requirement that is the same for all countries. Please refer to the FAQ of a specific country for this question.

 

Previous article : Party responsible for BSC certificate in triangular trade involving several parties?

Who is responsible for CTN certificate in triangular trade involving several parties?2019-03-20T20:20:49+00:00

International trade is in some cases more complicated than just seller and buyer terms. Some transactions may involve several parties in the form of manufacturer, intermediary,  freight forwarder, local agent and importer/consignee. Which Party is responsible for BSC certificate in such cases?

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Generally BSC is exporter obligation as it is their responsibility that commodity reaches final destination safely and get custom clearance. However, there is no specific requirement as of who has to apply for BSC. Any party related in the particular trade can request BSC certificate by sending an email to [email protected] As we say that, it is also worth to mention, there are some documents required to apply for BSC certificate. In the triangular trade, to apply for BSC we need the commercial invoice that if provided to the importer. This is the most important during this type of trade Previous article : Why After Carriage Value is needed to get Togo ECTN

Why After Carriage Value is needed to get Togo ECTN2019-03-20T20:21:36+00:00

Q: What is After Carriage Value?

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A: After Carriage Value is the transportation charges between the port of discharge and the delivery address. This charge must be shown on the commercial invoice to obtain Togo ECTN.

Q: Why After Carriage Value must be shown on the commercial invoice to apply for Togo ECTN?

A: In some cases, especially when Incoterm is DAP (Delivery At Place), Togo Custom Authorities require After Carriage value along with FOB and Freight value to be depicted on the Commercial Invoice.

Previous article : Gabon BIETC Case Study

Gabon BIETC Case Study2019-03-20T20:21:50+00:00

Hello, I am Jagan, Director of Operations at Shipwaves Logistics company in India. On September 2017 we shipped 2x40HC containers to Libreville, Gabon for the first time. Our shipment arrived to the destination only to be asked for the Loading certificate called BIETC. I know a lot about this certificate now, but didn’t know anything back then.

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We have received a message from Customs Union, that if didn’t provide this document we would receive penalty up to Euro 40000, that is exactly same as the value of goods being sold. We have searched for a way around this and came across GetCTN.com to get this document. Kyle, the manager, was kind to explain the process of obtaining the Gabon BIETC certificate. However, as per Gabon Custom regulations, I was unable to get this document at this point as it was too late to apply. Kyle advised me to bring the cargo back to the loading port, get the BIETC certificate and then reload the containers. I did exactly that and saved almost Euro 30000 for the company.

The motive behind this Case Review post is that I know there are numerous other shippers who do not know about Gabon BIETC certificate. I want those people to note and avoid the situation our company has experienced. Make sure that you apply for the BIETC certificate as soon as possible. Otherwise you will receive penalty up to 100% of value of goods.

What is CTN certificate2019-07-19T14:35:10+00:00

What is Cargo Tracking Note?

Cargo Tracking Note or CTN is an official loading certificate number many African countries require. CTN certificate contains detailed information on cargo and its movement between ports. CTN certificate must accompany any shipment to the required country before the cargo arrives at the port.  To clear customs at the border, CTN certificates enable authorities to supervise and control import traffic.

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Many Countries in the African continent require exporters to notify Custom Authorities about the shipment details before they arrive. CTN certificates, also known as waiver documents, enable Marine Custom Authorities to access information about exporter/importer, shipping route and methods,  type and value of the cargo, the value of the freight as well as the details about commodity being carried. It is very important exporter submits the CTN certificates before the cargo arrives at its final destination.

Every country which requires a CTN has its own requirements. The whole process of obtaining CTN certificate is completed online. Once you attain all the required documents (can be found from the top menu), you can simply email them to [email protected]. The draft CTN document is prepared accordingly and sent for your revise and confirmation. After you give us green light on the draft CTN and clear the payment, validated CTN certificate will be sent to notify Authorities. Furthermore, we will send you a copy of the CTN certificate for your information. The whole of the process roughly takes 5 working days.

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CTN (BSC/ CNCA/ BIETC/ BESC/ ECTN) with HBL2019-03-20T20:26:34+00:00

Can I apply for CTN with House Bill of Lading? It is possible to apply CTN certificate with House Bill of Lading. However, Master BL is still required later on during validation process of all waiver certificates. Previous article: Cameroon BESC regulations

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Cameroon BESC regulations2019-03-20T20:25:00+00:00

INSTRUCTIONS for Cameroon BESC certificate are as follows: ● ECTN (BESC) must be presented to the CNSC (Cameroon National Shippers Council) within 5 days after the departure and 5 days before the vessel arrives to the port. ● Shipping or arrival without BESC or false information in ECTN results in a fine of an amount that is equivalent to the cost of the BESC, plus the regularisation charge determined by CNSC. Click the link for more Information and to Apply for Cameroon BESC

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Cameroon Benin BESC regulations

Cameroon BESC regulations

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D.R. Congo FERI regulations2019-03-20T20:25:16+00:00

INSTRUCTIONS for Democratic Republic of  Congo FERI certificate are as follows: ● The FERI waiver certificate must be requested by the Charger BEFORE loading of cargo. ●Shippers or the forwarder agents have to submit FERI certificate 5 days before the vessel arrives to the territorial waters of Democratic Republic of Congo.

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● Failing to submit the FERI certificate, cargo cannot get custom clearance and returned  back to the origin ● If FERI is absent, to unload the container, the FERI issuance will be paid at the arrival, plus, a fine of %20 on the freight value. (409/021 – 23th March 1992) Click the link for more Information and to Apply for D.R. Congo FERI

Madagascar BSC regulations2019-03-20T20:26:09+00:00

In order to monitor all shipment volumes into the country, on March 23rd, 2007 n°01/MFB/SG/DGD, the Office Marine Customs for Madagascar has introduced a Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaison (BSC) – a cargo tracking note. The BSC is mandatory for every shipments into the country and a cargo can consequently not be delivered without this ceriticate.

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  • Failing to submit the BSC certificate, cargo cannot be cleared and will be sent back to origin.
  • All containers, vehicles, bulk commodities, including air-freight must get BSC.
  • Customs Declaration amendments at the destinations port are subject to a fine of 2500 USD per Bill of lading, plus regulations charge. This amount will be debited to the agency that requests the correction.
  • Exporter or the forwarder agents have to submit BSC certificate 5 days before the vessel arrives to Madagascar Customs territory

Does the importer have to present the original waiver copy to Customs officers?2019-03-20T20:28:55+00:00

Q: Do I have to present the original hard copy of BSC to authorities to get customs clearance for my cargo?

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A: Most of the countries do not require the original BSC copy from an Importer. As long as you have a valid certificate number, you can have customs clearance for your cargo without a hassle. On the other hand, the importers in Angola must present the original CNCA certificate to the customs authorities. Authorities of Angola Marine Customs require all the waiver certificates to be in an original form.

What happens to the documents we send for ECTN?2019-03-20T20:29:10+00:00

The information and documents you send to us in support of your waiver certificate are treated with upmost confidentiality. Those documents are not permanently stored and all the information are secured with 256-bit encrypted SSL channels. Only  our certificate issuing team and the relevant customs Authorities have access to it. Therefore you can be in peace whilst sharing the necessary documentations with us. Previous article: Can consignee release the shipment in Angola without original hard copy of CNCA

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Can consignee release the shipment in Angola without original hard copy of CNCA2019-03-20T20:29:31+00:00

Q: Can consignee release the shipment in Angola without original CNCA?

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A: Angola is the only country whose authorities require Importer to provide the original hard copy CNCA certificate before they can release the cargo. Every other country that mandates inbound shipments to accompany waiver certificate only require a copy of the certificate. However, in Angola, if you don’t send the original certificate to the importer, they can not clear the goods.

Benin BESC regulations2019-03-20T20:32:24+00:00

To the attention of all shippers, freight forwarders, economic actors: It has been brought to our attention that authorities are discontent with Benin BESC validations in Port Autonome de Cotonou, with extra charges of 50.000 FCFA. This attitude is against the rules and regulations. Please be reminded that all ECTN must be issued and validated at the port of loading.

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INSTRUCTIONS for Benin BESC certificate are as follows: ● The BESC waiver certificate must be requested by the Charger BEFORE loading of cargo. ● All BESC must be validated NO LATER THAN 5 DAYS AFTER voyage departed. ● Failing to submit the BSC certificate, cargo cannot get custom clearance and returned  back to the origin ● If the Transporter loads a cargo towards Benin without a draft BIETC reference number, he will receive penalty of 100% of the Freight manifest value for not complying to the Benin law Click the link for more Information and to Apply for Benin BESC

Benin BESC regulations

Benin BESC regulations

 

Togo ECTN regulations2019-03-20T20:33:22+00:00

REGULATIONS for Togo ECTN certificate are as follows:

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● Shippers or the forwarder agent have to submit ECTN certificate within 5 days before the vessel arrives to the Togolese customs. ● The ECTN waiver certificate must be requested by the Charger BEFORE loading of cargo. ● Draft Bill of lading is required in order to generate ECTN number. ●All ECTN must be validated NO LATER THAN 5 DAYS AFTER ECTN NUMBER IS GENERATED. Click the link for more Information and to Apply for Togo ECTN. Any questions, we are Live NOW Togo ECTN regulations

Necessary documents for ECTN CAR2019-03-20T20:33:39+00:00

The following documentation is necessary to apply for Central African Republic ECTN certificate:

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Please send the available document to us for our colleagues to check and advise on missing papers. Any questions, feel free to chat with us!

Certificate of Insurance sample document2019-03-20T20:33:57+00:00

Certificate of Insurance is primarily required  by Ivory Coast  authorities  in order to issue BSC certificates. See below for Sample copy. The certificate must contain the FDI number and all shipment details have to match other documents.

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Certificate of Insurance Sample

BSC / CTN certificate for Air shipment2019-03-20T20:36:22+00:00

Air shipment for certain countries is subject to BSC certificate. However, there are certain cases your cargo is exempt from obtaining waiver certificate.  In terms of BSC certificate for air-shipments, every African country, except Madagascar, allow air shipments to pass custom declaration without obtaining Cargo Tracking Note. BSC Madagascar, on the other hand, is mandatory for every commercial shipment no matter the type of cargo, including the air shipment.

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Packing list sample document2019-03-20T20:36:42+00:00

Packing list is required mainly by Ivory Coast and Madagascar authorities  in order to issue ECTN / BSC certificates. The mandatory field in this document is the reference number and the container details such as number and type. See below for Sample copy

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Freight invoice sample document2019-03-20T20:37:02+00:00

Freight invoice is mandatory document in order to apply for ECTN, BSC, BIETC, BESC waiver certificates. Although, outlook of the document is ought to change from one shipping line to another, the content of the form is unchanged.

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Freight Invoice Sample freight invoice

Can we send final bill to you without the BIETC number?2019-03-20T20:37:22+00:00

Q: Please advise if we may send a final bill to you without the BIETC number? The implication is if we print the bill – we will pay an amendment and reprint fee should the BIETC be required to be on it.

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A: Yes you may use BL without BIETC number. Bietc number doesn’t have to be written on BL.

Ivory Coast BSC Regulations2019-03-20T20:38:51+00:00

In order to monitor all Côte d’Ivoire volumes, the Office Ivoirien des Chargeurs, in 2003, (OIC – the Ivorian Shippers Council) has introduced a Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaison (BSC) – a cargo tracking note. The order urged Shippers to apply for BSC with an exceptional decision of creating CTN/BSC at the destination port. However, allowing the recommendations of the National Workshop, in 2013, all shippers were informed that the exceptional decision of creating Cargo Tracking Note at the destination in the Ivorian seaports was repealed. Customs clearance is made not possible without the BSC at arrival and cargo can consequently be returned.

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REGULATIONS

  • Failing to submit the BSC certificate, cargo cannot be cleared and will be sent back to the origin.
  • All containers, vehicles, bulk commodities must get BSC.
  • Customs Declaration amendments are subject to a fine of 2500 USD per Bill of lading. This amount will be debited to the agency that requests the correction.

 

       

Certificate of Origin sample document2019-03-20T20:39:07+00:00

Sample certificate of origin document may be found on this page.

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Export Custom Declaration sample documents2019-03-20T20:39:25+00:00

Export custom declaration is requested by some countries. Below you may find a sample document.

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Gabon BIETC penalties2019-03-20T20:39:46+00:00

REGULATIONS for Gabon BIETC

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The Gabonese Shipping Council’s (CGC) instructions are as follows:
● All cargo towards Gabon (in transit included) is subject to a BIETC (ECTN) declaration (compulsory),
● The BIETC declaration must be requested by the Charger BEFORE loading of cargo: This means even before there is a draft bill of lading.
● The BIETC reference number must be mentioned on the Bill of Lading,
● The BIETC declaration must be validated within 5 days after sailing from Departure,
● If the BIETC declaration was not filed by the charger before loading, the Gabonese customer will have to file the request at his side but against a penalty of
50% of the value of the Freight manifest, in order to recover his cargo,
● If the Transporter loads a cargo towards Gabon without a draft BIETC reference number or validated visa received from the Charger, he will be penalized for not complying to the Gabonese law (penalty of 100% of the Freight manifest value).

Before or after vessel departure, the period agreed to get this provisional BIC signed and stamped varies following regions:

AFRICA: 5 Days after vessel departure
AMERICA: 15 Days after vessel departure
ASIA: 10 Days after vessel departure
EUROPE: 5 Days after vessel departure

Please click the link to read Live Case Study from Shipper who received €40000 penalty

Q: Can you issue us certificate with date of issuance within 5 days of vessel sailing?

A: Yes we must issue the certificate even though it has been more than 5 days. Keep in mind that importer will pay penalty at the port of destination. If we don’t issue the certificate it will be penalties and 3-5 days of delay. So it is better to have CTN document.

Gabon BIETC regulations

Necessary documents for BSC Madagascar