ECTN certificate for South Sudan is compulsory for shipments to South Sudan (transit cargo included). And it should be obtained before the arrival of the ship to South Sudan ports and customs.
Delivered cargoes, if arrived without the ECTN certificate, will be blocked for clearing off the customs and heavy penalties will be imposed.
This rule has taken effect on the 1st of April, 2019 according to the decree issued by the National Port Authority (NPA). Shippers/Forwarders have to obtain this certificate.
The aim of the CTN is to contribute to the substantial reduction of risk, real-time monitoring, and reliable assessments of import goods, their shippers, importers, and other details.
The authorized person must validate the ECTN certificate for South Sudan at the latest 5 days before the vessel arrives at the destination.
SCK representation is the agency to issue the South Sudan ECTN certificate.
Bill of lading
Freight invoice (no necessary if stated in commercial invoice)
Export customs declaration