Gabon 🇬🇦

BIETC – BORDEREAU D’IDENTIFICATION ELECTRONIQUE DE TRACABILITE’ DE CARGAISONS


All maritime shipments with final destination to Gabon shall be regularized by a Bordereau d’Identification Electronique de Traçabilité des Cargaisons. Generally, called BIETC.

Ports:
  • Libreville
  • Port Gentil

BIETC certificate is a necessary document as from 25/05/2011 requested by circular N°0065/MT/CGC/DG/DTSOM/IOS. Each B/L must be accompanied by a Bordereau d’Identification Electronique de Traçabilité des Cargaisons.

Additional Documents

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Used vehicle Importation:

  • Copy of purchase invoice of the used vehicle or equivalent document
  • Copy of the title certificate showing the first registration date
  • Copy of the last attestation of the technical control:
    • If a Gabonese citizen resident abroad returns to Gabon please provide the Embassy “Certificat d’ Expatriation” or equivalent document.
Documents

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  • Dated B/L
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Sea Freight invoice if commercial invoice is FOB or – EXW
  • Packing List
  • Custom declaration – EXA
Procedure

  • Collect all mandatory documents
  • Check if you are register to BIETC System: http://bietc.cgcworld.com/
  • If you are not registered, please follow the instruction below:
    • Click on the bottom “Access Request”
    • Fill in the form of the application registration in all its parts
    • Transmit the electronic registration by clicking on “Create”
    • Wait the confirmation registration that takes usually 48 hours from the registration date
    • Once your registration is confirmed you will receive the access codes:
      • Username
      • Password
  • Submit your request on-line or by e-mail
  • Access to the system, select the country of loading and request the “Blank printout”
  • Please communicate us the n° of your order of “Blank printout”
  • Wait our feedback with the confirmation order and our invoice
  • Please proceed with the payment of our invoice
  • Wait the BIETC draft for check
  • If the draft is OK you need to login into the system and confirm it
  • Wait the BIETC validated
BIETC issuance / validation deadlines

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1. PRIOR AGREEMENT VALIDATION

The prior agreement validation is to be obtained with a minimum of 1 (one) day prior the date of the vessel departure.

2. FINAL VALIDATION

The final validation must be compulsorily obtained within:

  • 10 (ten) calendar days as from the date of vessel departure for European shipments
  • 15  (fifteen)  calendar  days  as  from  the  date  of  vessel  departure  for  American shipments

After the above deadlines, in respect of your country of shipment, the BIETC becomes TIMED – OUT and the system will no longer allow validations.

‼️ Attention ‼

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Shipments not regularized in time will be subject to penalty at destination.

RESTRICTIONS

Used Vehicles

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Cannot being imported in Gabon the used vehicle belonging to the following categories:

  • A / B / D  with date of first registration > 5 years.
  • C / E        with date of first registration > 6 years.
AMotorcycles – 🏍> 5 years
BVehicles which weight does not < Kgs. 3.500,00 ( Max 8 seats) – 🚗 or 🚐> 5 years
CVehicles which weight does not > Kgs. 3.500,00 (Truck) – 🚚 or 🚛> 6 years
DVehicles which weight does not > Kgs. 3.500,00 (More than 8 seats) – 🚌> 5 years
EVehicles belongig to categories B/C/D with trailer which weight does not exceed Kgs. 750,00 – 🚗 or 🚐 / 🚚 or 🚛 / 🚌
> 6 years
EXCEPTION
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  • ✔️ Vintage vehicles;
  • ✔️ Used vehicles imported for private use by diplomat, administrative and technical (Embassies, Consulates and International Organizations accredited in Gabon);
  • ✔️ Special-purpose  used   vehicles  (maintenance,   civil  engineering,  agricultural  and  forestry vehicles);
  • ✔️ Used vehicles imported from religious bodies and / or associations of public utility;
  • ✔️ Used vehicles imported for private use by Gabonese citizen living abroad in case of return in Gabon (1 vehicle per person);
  • ✔️ Used vehicles equipped for people with disabilities (1 vehicle per person).
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION FOR USED VEHICLE IMPORTATION
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  • Copy of purchase invoice of the used vehicle or equivalent document;
  • Copy of the title certificate showing the first registration date;
  • Copy of the last attestation of the technical control:
    • If a Gabonese citizen resident abroad returns to Gabon please provide the Embassy “Certificat d’ Expatriation” or equivalent document.
SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST

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    Type of request 🆕 o ℹ️
    Your Company 🏢
    Your name ✒
    Your email 📧
    Object 📌
    Your message 📝
    B/L (❗️)
    Commercial invoice (❗️)
    Custom declaration - EXA (❗️)
    Packing List (❗️)
    Others
    Others
    Others
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