Central African Republic

Central African Republic ECTN
Central African Republic ECTN

Central Africa Repbublic main port : Bangui


ECTN is a mandatory loading document for all shipments to the Central African Republic. It is also known as BSC. It was determined as a regulation in 2000 by the Bangui Customs Officials. 

The CTN must be validated before the vessel arrives at the destination. No regularization at destination port.

Document requirement

  • Bill of Lading –A draft copy can be used for the draft.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Freight Invoice –It is necessary if the freight cost isn’t on the commercial invoice.
  • Export Customs Declaration 

Process flowchart:

  1. SPEED will check all provided documents and advise is any required amendment / additional supply.
  2. SPEED issue invoice for customer check and proceed payment.
  3. One  your payment has been received , SPEED will issue draft ECTN for your checking.
  4. When your side confirm draft , and send scan OBL or Surrendered B/L SPEED will validate the draft ECTN.
  5. Customer  send file  ECTN pdf  to consignee for clearance at destination.

If any questions, please feel free to contact us.