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Brazzaville BZV

Congo - Brazzaville |


  • 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


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.


Cotecna pre-Export Shipment inspection applies for shipments with commercial F.O.B value over 100000 XAF (approx ).
Commercial shipper is fully responsible for arranging Cotecna at origin through approved Cotecna inspection agents prior to air export.

The following goods are exempt from PSI/Cotecna :

Goods with a FOB value below 1 ,000,000 XAF (1700 USD)

Objects of art, precious stones, gold and other precious metals Used personal and household effects, including one used car Personal gifts

Weapons and related ammunition other than for hunting and sport purposes

Newspapers, periodicals, postal or fisca stamps, stamped papers , banknotes, chequebooks, Non-commercial parcel post & commercial samples

Bona fide gifts to the Government and imports for diplomatic entities and for United Nations organizations for their own use in Congo

Cinematographic film exposed and developed Crude oil and refined product

Perishable goods for human consumption neither frozen nor deep-frozen (e.g. meat, fish , fruit and vegetables)

Live animals Plants and flowers

Explosives and pyrotechnic products Scrap metal

Goods imported by Free-shops and intended for export-sales Medicinal Products

Goods imported under re-importation custom regime ( IM6)

Last update: November 20, 2020

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