Benin ECTN/BESC Certificate : Rs 4,000 / Pack Get Latest Price

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Service Mode : Online
Payment Mode : Online/Offline
Service Duration : 1 To 3 Days
Service Location : India Ports

Ports :-
COTONOU

Documents and Informations required

  • Bill of Lading (Final B/L for validation)
  • Commercial invoice: currency must be mentioned in $ or €
  • Freight invoice in the same currency (not needed in case the freight charges are mentioned on the commercial invoice)
  • Export Customs Document.
  • Packing list
  • Other: Country of origin + ETS (Estimated Time of shipping)

Additional Info:

BESC number must be mentioned on the Master Bill of Lading and manifest of the carrier.
The BESC number must be forwarded to the carrier.
Vehicle Title (REQUIRED when shipping a vehicle)
Procedure
Submit the required documents online or per email.
Typically the same day you will receive a draft BESC and an invoice.
Once your payment has been received and you have approved the draft, a validated BESC will be sent.
If your cargo transits Benin to another Country, you will be required to get an BESC for both Countries.
Timeline
The BESC must be validated before the vessel arrives at the destination.
No regularization at destination port Since the BESC is validated by the authorities in the destination country, the process, from submitting a request to final validation, can take 3-5 days.
ECTN(Electronic Cargo Tracking Note)
The Republic of Benin, is a country in West Africa and it is bordered by TOGO to the West, NIGERIA to the East, BURKINA FASO to the North-North West and NIGER to the North-North East.
According to Benin Custom regulations numbered N°2006/060 and N° 038/MDCTTPU-PR/ DC/ SG/ CTTM/ CNCB/ SA, effective from December 28, 2006, all sea cargo shipped to Benin requires an BESC certificate.
Please be aware that a waiver document is needed for BENIN even though your cargo is in transit through Benin you will need a BESC document as well.
Some shipping lines may not load cargo without the BESC number. Cargo arriving without a BESC may be subject of fines and delays.