For your exports to Gabon (Libreville,Port Gentille) it is obliged to acquire Gabon BIETC certificate(Bordereau d’Identification Électronique de Traçabilité des Cargaisons) by the Government of Gabon and CGC (Conseil Gabonais des Chargeurs). In Turkey, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina SCK Representation is the only authorized agency to issue the BIETC certificate. It is highly important that you apply for this certificate so that your shipment can worth the actual price.If you hesitate to obtain the certificate and not apply then it is inevitable that you and your customer will face heavy penalties to clear the goods from custom which may reach up to worth of the goods exported.
Necessary documents to issue Gabon BIETC Certificate
Application for the BIETC certificate should be done by the shipper before shipment. Shipping line must be informed about getting the BIETC number and printing it on the bill of lading. BIETC must be approved in five days after the shipment date. If the BIETC number is not obtained before the shipment there will be a penalty of 50% of the freight manifest. And there will be a penalty of 100% of the freight manifest if the export is completed without BIETC certificate.