Certificates for Cargo to Africa

CTN, ECTN, BSC, BESC, CNCA, FERI, CRN, BIC Requirements for African countries

Shipping Cargo from China to Africa

Since 2010, shipments imported to African countries are required to obtain one CTN No., otherwise shipments will be denied and result in penalty and problem with customs clearance. 

CTN No., short for Cargo Tracking Note Number.
ECTN, Electronic Cargo Tracking Note
BSC, Bordereau de Suivl des Cargaisons
BESC, Bordereau Eletronique de Suivi des Cargaisons
CNCA, CONSELHO NACIONAL DE CARREGADORES DE ANGOLA
FERI, Fiche Electronique des Renseignements a I’Importation
CRN: CARGO REGISTRATION NOTE
BIC: BORDEREAU D’IDENTIFICATION DES CARGAISONS

Certificated needed when shipping to African countries  from China

Nigeria: CTN, SONCAP
Guinea: CTN
Senegal: CTN
Mali: CTN
Central Africa: CTN
Benin: BESC
Cameroon/Cameroun: ECTN/BESC
Togo: BESC
DR Congo: FERI
Congo: ECTN
Angola: CNCA
Cote d’Ivoire: BSC (D.A.I NUMBER needed)
Niger: CTN
Gabon: BIC/CRN
Burkina Faso: ECTN/BESC
Guinea Bissau: CTN
Madagascar: BSC
Chad: ECTN
Tanzania: ECTN

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