About Coate d’Ivoire BSC

According to Decree N ° 340 of Côte d’Ivoire on 12th, November 2001, all goods imported from Côte d’Ivoire or exported from Côte d’Ivoire are subject to apply for Côte d’Ivoire BSC (electronic cargo tracking note).

Bordereau de Suivl des Cargaisons, French referred to as BSC while Chinese commonly known as electronic cargo tracking note.

Decree of the Act shows, all shipments to Côte d’Ivoire must apply for the ECTN in advance. Otherwise, it will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Côte d’Ivoire, then customs clearance could not be done successfully on the destination port. In addition, applications for goods arriving at the port of destination will result in high fines.

How to use Côte d’Ivoire BSC

The original Côte d’Ivoire BSC certificate (in PDF format) will be sent to the applicant. Then the electrical version will be forwarded to the consignee and the shipping company at the port of destination for customs clearance.

Côte d’Ivoire BSC processing procedures  

1.To the importer to the D.A.I. or F.D.I file (Declaration Anticipee D’Importation or FICHE DE DECLAATION AL’IMPORTATION).

2.After receipt of the above application documents, the official payment notice will be issued. The BSC number will be issued once we receive the bank slip and confirm the payment.

3.After receiving the BSC number, the applicant can provide this number to the shipping company to issue the original bill of lading.

4.Providing the original bill of lading ,commercial invoice, export customs document , Certificate of Origin, Freight Invoice, Certificate of Insurance and packing list.

5.After the certificate is submitted for approval, we will send the electronic version of the certificate to the applicant. The applicant can print out the certificate and send it to the customer or mail it to the customer for customs clearance.

Required original scan documents for final validation

1) Original Bill of Lading

2) Commercial invoice stamped

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