Guinea Conakry ECTN – ICTN Number and Certificate



Guinea ECTN (ICTN – International Cargo Tracking Code) is mandatory for all imports heading towards the country.  This requirement started in 2011 following the ministerial decree N° D/2011/305/PRG/SGG. The freights which are not covered by a loading certificate will be penalized at the destination port. SCK Representative” remains at your disposal to fulfil certificate requests for your goods to the Republic of Guinea.

With experience in the sector and a solution-oriented approach, “SCK Representation” is the only guide and assistant for exporters to issue certificates including Guinea ECTN (ICTN) certificate.

How can you get Guinea ECTN (ICTN) Certificate?

You need to submit the following documents in the application for ECTN (ICTN) certificate:

  • Bill of Lading (Application can be done with a draft copy. Original will be needed for validation)
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Freight Invoice  (it is not necessary if the freight value  is indicated on commercial invoice)
  • Customs Declaration

You should share PDF copies of the documents through to start the certification process. There is no need to send hard copies for the issuance of BSC certificates. Please be sure to share final documents which will not have any more amendments later on in the process. A penalty fee will occur for the amendments after the validation of the certificates.

Are there any additional requirements for the issuance of a BSC certificate?

Below are details of shipping parties that need to be provided to start the Republic of Guinea ECTN (ICTN) process.

Shipper Details, Phone number and e-mail address of the sender

Consignee Details, Phone number, e-mail address and NIF – Número de identificación fiscal

Notify Party Details, Phone number, e-mail address and NIF – Número de identificación fiscal

All these requirements, mentioned above, have to be fulfilled for the validation of the certificate.

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How long does it take to get approval?

A draft copy of the certificate will be issued in a day if all mandatory documents are provided and coherent. The certificate will be submitted for validation once we receive your confirmation on the draft and the payment. The approval for validation is usually received in a day. However, as all the approvals are handled in the main office in Conakry, the process may take about a week.