Guinea Conakry ECTN – ICTN Number and Certificate

Secure Your Guinea Conakry ECTN (ICTN) Certificate with SCK Representation: For all imports to Guinea Conakry, an ECTN (ICTN) certificate is compulsory. SCK Representation offers streamlined assistance to ensure your goods comply with the Republic of Guinea’s import regulations. To initiate the ECTN (ICTN) application, simply submit the necessary documents in PDF or complete our online form. The certification process, including a draft review for accuracy before final validation, typically concludes within a week. Ensure smooth entry of your shipments to Guinea Conakry by partnering with SCK Representation for your ECTN (ICTN) needs.

Jong Weiter - ACC Maritime Logistics
Customer Relations Manager
It is a company that we can reach whenever we call and receive the documents on time. We are happy to work with them for our ECTN and BESC certificates.
Quirin Klein - Hapag-Lloyd
Import Manager

Acquiring the ECTN Certificate is worry free. The team is supportive and efficient.

Guinea, also known as Guinea-Conakry, is a country located in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea-Bissau to the northwest, Senegal and Mali to the north, the Ivory Coast to the east, Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The capital and largest city is Conakry. The official language is French, and the population is around 13 million. Guinea has a diverse culture with influences from the indigenous tribes, European colonizers, and the African diaspora.

Guinea Conakry ECTN (ICTN – International Cargo Tracking Code) Essentials: Mandatory for all imports, the Guinea Conakry ECTN, also recognized as a BSC (Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaisons), is crucial for cargo entering the country. Non-compliance or absence of this loading certificate incurs penalties at the destination port. Ensuring your freight is accompanied by a validated ECTN certificate is vital, with validation required no less than five days before the vessel’s arrival to avoid significant penalties and fees. SCK Representation guides you through obtaining your ECTN (ICTN) efficiently, ensuring your shipment complies with all regulations.

The freights not covered by a loading certificate will be penalized at the destination port. “SCK Representative” remains available 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 (Applications can be made 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

To start the certification process, you should share PDF copies of the documents through There is no need to send hard copies for the issuance of BSC certificates. Please be sure to share the final documents, which will not have any more amendments later in the process. A penalty fee will occur for the modifications after validating 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 must be fulfilled to validate the certificate.

For more information and document samples, please contact our team via

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 verification 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.

Can I use the same ECTN number for various shipments?

No, ECTN is unique and limited to a single shipment. Every cargo needs its own ECTN number that has been verified.

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