The Bordereau de Suivi des Cargaisons (BSC) is a necessary document for all shipments destined in Ivory Coast.
Each B/L covering cargo destined to Ivory Coast must be accompanied by a BSC for the correct completion of the formalities at destination.
The BSC under process must be completed and submitted to validation within 10 (ten) working days from the date of the vessel departure (date B/L).
Documents required for issuing the ECTN:
Copy of Original B/L
Copy of commercial invoice;
Copy of sea freight invoice if the commercial invoice is FOB or Ex-Works;
Copy of packing list if the commercial invoice is not enough detailed;
Copy of export custom declaration;
Copy of Certificate of origin:
alternatively, if the goods are of EU origin and have a value ≤ € 10,000.00, OIC accepts thewording on the commercial invoice «goods of EU preferential origin». If there are used goods, it is necessary that the valued list has the word «used goods» as the EUR1 certificate is not foreseen for used goods.
Copy of Ivorian Insurance certificate;
Copy of FDI, import license;
Identification number of the importer’s registration into OIC system;
RESTRICTIONS ON USED VEHICLES
From the 01/07/2018 (date of arrival) the following restrictions are in force on used vehicles, as from the date of first registration abroad:
Minibus (minicars) for civil transport with number of seats between 9 and 34.
Commercial vehicles ( camionettes ) with weight ≤ 5 tons
Buses (cars) with number of seats above 34.
Trucks with weight ≥ 5 tons
The restrictions above mentioned exclude:
Ivorian diplomats and civil servants in the context of their consecutive move at the end of their mission abroad;
Ivorian citizens living abroad for professional reasons.
Personal effects and/or vehicles and/or Shipper’s owned containers will always have a specific BSC regardless the type of shipment.
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