Chad ECTN Official Directive

Chad ECTN Official Directive

An Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN), also commonly used as Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaison (BSC) must be obtained for all shipments to Chad at the port of departure/loading (POL).

Chad ECTN Official Directive

The requirement that was initially implemented on April 1st, 2013 must be applied before the B/L date, on any cargo imported in or exported from Chad.

This is mandated by Decree n° 04/PR/PM/MTAC/2013 of Jan. 3rd, 2013 by Le Ministre des infrastructures, des Transports et de I’Aviation Civile.

Whose Responsibility?

  • The responsibility relating to the issuance of the CTN/BSC and all costs is on the shipper.
  • The information required on the CTN/BSC is compulsory.
  • The CTN/BSC number must be included on the manifest.
  • Local representatives at the discharging ports will inspect each and every shipment on the presence of a corresponding CTN.
  • Shipments without a CTN/BSC will result in delays and fines.
  • For imports, the shipper has to provide the ECTN in a maximum of 5 days after the vessel’s departure from the port of loading.

Required Documents

  • Bill of Lading (Scanned Copy)
  • Commercial Invoice (Scanned Copy)
  • Freight Invoice (Scanned Copy)

Find more about Chad ECTN at Chad BSC.

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