Libya ECTN Number and Certificate

Libya Bayrağı

Libya Bayrağı

Starting on 01/10/2015, all freights heading towards Libya require getting an ECTN. You can get your ECTN number and certificate from SCK Agency.

Libya ECTN Procedure

The following documents are required for your ECTN application:

  • Bill of lading
  • Invoice
  • Export declaration


  • ECTN number is provided only after the certificate is approved.
  • The certificate has to be approved within 5 days after the submission of the original copy of the bill of lading. Otherwise, the ECTN is automatically discarded and the fee is not reimbursed.
  • Any changes on the approved certificate can be made after paying a correction fee of 75 EUR.

How long does it take to get the ECTN number?

Libya conducts all the approvals in Antwerp office. The approval process usually takes 3 days. As the transit period in Libya is short, ECTN applications should be made shortly.

Due to the political uncertainty in Libya, there are some ports that apply ECTN, and some ports that do not. Please contact our team for the latest information.