Monday - Thursday
0900 - 1700
MAWB, consol manifest, HAWB(s), shipper(s) invoice, shipper(s) packing list
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde (Portugal)
- Canary Islands (Spain)
- Central African Republic
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- Madeira (Portugal)
- Mayotte (France)
- Réunion (France)
- Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- United Republic of Tanzania
- Is freight collect on HAWB available?
- Is destination clearance and delivery available?
- Is shipper required to undertake Pre Shipment Inspection?
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.
THE FOLLOWING HAS TO BE UNDERTAKEN PRIOR TO EXPORT AT ORIGIN
Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI / BIVAC)
Goods under F.O.B value 2000000 XAF (approx 3048 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 :
Gold and precious stones
Objects of art
Explosive and pyrotechnic products
Arms and ammunitions
Cinematographic films, exposed and developed
Current newspapers and periodicals
Serum, vaccines, medicines (for human use)
Imports for United Nations Organisations, for their own use
Perishable goods if not frozen (meat, fish, vegetable and fruit)
Crude oil and refined products
Parcel posts not for trade purposes
Newspapers and periodicals
Goods re-imported by the government
Household and personal effects including motor vehicles provided the motor vehicle qualify for conditions of returning residents; all other vehicles are subject to inspection, except used vehicles without commercial value
Gifts by foreign governments, international organisations or private people in case of catastrophes
Personal gifts sent by foreign residents to their relatives in Chad and for their personal use
Gifts and supplies to diplomatic and consular missions, to United Nations organisations, to other international organisations imported for their own needs that are exempt from duties and taxes
Goods as might be specified by the authorities
Last update: November 20, 2020