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Bangui BGF

Central African Republic

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  • Is freight collect on HAWB available?
  • Is destination clearance and delivery available?
  • Is ISPM15 (IPPC) required for solid wood materials?
  • Is shipper required to undertake Pre Shipment Inspection?
2 days

import airline storage period from time of arrival

Destination import notes and documentation requirements

  • original AWB (full original set not E-copy or photo copy)
  • original Shipper's invoice
  • original Shippers packing list

Notes

All documents must be in English

HAWB must show actual true freight charges otherwise IATA rate will be applied as the Value for Customs at destination

Consignee is to be stated in full by importer of record, importers address, phone number and contact person

China Customs at origin require details of MAWB consignee and HAWB consignee tax i.d / VAT number to process export entry.

THE FOLLOWING HAS TO BE UNDERTAKEN PRIOR TO EXPORT AT ORIGIN

Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI / BIVAC)

Goods under F.O.B value 5000000 XAF (approx 7622 EUR) are not subject to PSI/BIVAC
PSI/BIVAC has to be arranged by the shipper and not their appointed freight forwarder or any other outside entity.
Once PSI inspection and processing is complete at origin, the inspecting agent issues shipper with a Certificate of Conformity (CoC).
Shipper is responsible for ensuring the CoC is sent to the consignee prior to shipment arriving at destination.
The following goods are exempt from PSI/BIVAC :

Precious metals

Precious stones

Ammunitions and arms other than for hutning and/or sport, similar materials materials and equipment imported by the army itself

Live animals

Cinematographic films, exposed and developed

Current newspapers and periodicals

Parcel post

Serum, vaccines, medecines (for human use)

Imports for United Nations Organisations, for their own use

Last update: November 20, 2020

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