All maritime shipments with final destination a Benin Port ( Cotonou) shall be regularized by an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note. Generally, called BESC – Bordereau Électronique de Suivi des Cargaisons.
ECTN/BESC certificate is a necessary document requested by circular n° 019/MITMEF/DC/SGM/CTJ/SA/022SGG21 of 20/10/2021. Each B/L must be accompanied by an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note.
Bill of Lading – B/L dated with ECTN n°
Sea Freight invoice if commercial invoice is FOB or – EXW
Custom declaration – EXA
Vehicle registration document ( for RO-RO shipment)