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Conakry CKY

Guinea |


  • 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.


Pre-shipment Inspection (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 :

Goods with a total FOB value under USD 3,500;

Precious metals,precious stones;

Objects of art;

Explosives and pyrotechnic products;

Ammunitions and weapons;

Scrap metal,

Current newspapers and periodicals;

Personal effects and domestic useditems,

Live animals.

Used vehicles,used tyres, used spare parts and second-hand clothing

Commercial samples

Gifts from foreign governments or international organisations to the State,to recording studios and libraries, religious missions,foundations,
charity organisations,philanthropic organisations identified as being of public utility by the Government of Guinea

Gifts and supplies to diplomatic and consular missions or organisations depending on the United Nations Organisations imported for their
own use in Guinea

Perishable consumer foods shipped at ambient temperature or refrigerated;

Cinematographic films for public projection -exposed and developed;

Plants and fresh cut flowers or artificial;

Goods totally exonerated of Import duties and taxes and VAT

Imports of mining companies and industrial societies agreed by the Investment Code Regime as stated in their specific reQuirements
approved by the competent Authorities

Last update: November 20, 2020

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