About Guinea ECTN

According to the Guinea Port Authority Act, the Customs and Excise Department of Guinea has started to implement the ECTN project to further strengthen and improve the efficiency of the transport of goods and to reduce the penalties caused by overdue customs clearance.


According to Guinea CTN project notice, all shipments to Guinea must apply for the ECTN in advance. Otherwise, it will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Guinea, 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 Guinea ECTN

The original Guinea ECTN 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.

Guinea ECTN processing procedures

1.Providing the application form,Bill of lading ,Commercial invoice and Export customs document.

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

3.After receiving the CTN 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 , stamped commercial invoice and export customs document.

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 at the destination.

Required original scan documents for final validation

1) Original Bill of Lading

2) Commercial invoice stamped

3) Export customs document

Need to handle the port of the Guinea ECTN



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