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The waiver document

A waiver, also abbreviated as CTN, ECTN, BESC, BIETC, ENS, BSC, CEE, FERI, ICTN, is a document that contains information about the goods, the consignor and the consignee. This is used to monitor export and import traffic in countries where the document is mandatory.

For which countries do I need a waiver?
Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Libya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Burundi, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea -Bissau, Sierra Leone and South Sudan.

What must the waiver request meet?
• Full details of the exporter/importer
• Description / value of the goods
• Vessel name
• Way of shipment
• Freight transport costs

When must the waiver be submitted?
The waiver document must be submitted to the receiving authorities before the cargo arrives at the port of discharge.

How do I get a waiver?
It differs per country, our colleagues can help you with the application and submission of a waiver.


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