SIERRA LEONE 🇸🇱

ECTN / BESC – Electronic Cargo Tracking Note


All maritime shipments with final destination the Sierra Leone shall be regularized by an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note. Generally, called BESC – Bordereau Électronique de Suivi des Cargaisons.

Ports:
  • Freetown

ECTN/BESC certificate is a necessary document requested as from 02/04/2020. Each B/L must be accompanied by an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note.

Documents

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  • Bill of Lading – B/L dated with ECTN n°
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Sea Freight invoice if commercial invoice is FOB or – EXW
  • Custom declaration – EXA
  • Packing List
Procedure

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  • Collect all mandatory documents
  • Submit your request on-line or by e-mail
  • Wait our feedback with ECTN draft, ECTN n° and invoice
  • Check the draft
  • Insert the ECTN n° on B/L description
  • Proceed with payment
  • Confirm the draft
  • Wait the ECTN certificate validated
‼ Attention ‼

ECTN must be regularized and validated maximum after 2 weeks from the date of vessel departure.

Additional Information to be communicate
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  • Commercial Invoice:
    • Incoterm
    • HS Code
    • Country of Origin
    • Currency
    • Breakdown of values in EUR/USD
    • Gross Weight in Tons
  • Shipment Tracking:
    • ETD
    • ETA
  • Freight:
    • Prepaid
    • Collect
    • Service
    • Charter Party
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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