BSC is a mandatory document for all ports in Ivory Coast

This certificate is a requirement for all shipments to Ivory Coast.

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    What is BSC?

    BSC is a mandatory loading document for all shipments to Ivory Coast. It is required for Abidjan, Baobab Marine Terminal, port of Sasandra, San Pedro or any other port. It is also known as CTN. It was determined as a regulation in 2005 by the Ivorian Customs Officials. Failing to present the BSC document will lead to severe consequences and a hefty fine.

    Procedure

    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 BSC – Bordereau de Suivi des Cargaisons.

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

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    Requirements

    • Bill of Lading – a Draft copy can be used to generate the draft BSC. Original copy has to be provided with the date of issue before the validation.

    • Commercial Invoice

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

    • Export Customs Declaration – Details have to match with all documents if it is not cross-trade.

    • Packing List – Reference of the doc, the date, the number of containers, the container numbers and the container type have to be mentioned.

    • Certificate of Origin

    • Local Certificate of Insurance (Local certificat d’assurance) – The importer must get it from Ivory Coast, regardless of the shipment type.

    • FDI document (Fiche de decleration a l’importation) – The importer will get it from Ivory Coast regardless of shipment type.

    Regulations

    • According to Ivory Coast Customs regulations, all cargoes to Ivory Coast must be accompanied by a BSC certificate.

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

    • The cargo won’t be cleared and will be sent back to the origin if the BSC certificate is not provided.

    • Shipments who arrive without BSC or with false information on the BSC gets charged twice the certificate cost plus the regulation charge determined by the Ivory Coast National Port Officials.

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      “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.”

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