Each cargo with final destination Burundi should be covered by an E-CTN also known as BESC.
Shippers / Forwarders are requested to follow the imposed procedure by the official authorities to avoid any difficulty or penalty upon clearing the goods at destination.

Documents required:

  • Bill of Lading


  • Commercial invoice / Freight Invoice


  • Once document is confirmed and pre-validated, any correction (except vessel’s name, shipped on board date, bill of lading date, BL issued on, BL issued at, final destination, remarks and voyage number) will be charged Euro 50,- on top of possible extra tariff for additional or decrease of units/weight/volume


  • ECTN should be confirmed and validated within 11 working days after pre-validation, if not ECTN will be cancelled, and credits will be lost.

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