Bordereau Electronique de Suivi des Cargaisons

All maritime shipments with final destination Cameroon shall be regularized by a Bordereau Electronique de Suivi des Cargaisons. Generally called BESC o BSC.

BESC/BSC certificate is a necessary document as from 11/07/2006 requested by Decree N° 00557/MINT. Each B/L must be accompanied by a Bordereau Electronique de Suivi des Cargaisons.




  • Bill of Lading – B/L
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Sea Freight invoice if commercial invoice is FOB – EXW
  • Import declaration – DI ( Declaration d’Importation)


Additional documents – not mandatory

  • Packing List
  • Collect all mandatory documents
  • Submit your request on-line or by e-mail
  • Wait for our invoice and draft BESC
  • Check/confirm the draft and proceed with payment
  • Wait for the validated BESC certificate

The BESC number will be release only when is validated.

Additional information to be communicated
  • Commercial invoice:
    • Incoterm
    • HS Code
    • Country of Origin
    • Currency
    • Breakdown of values in EUR/USD
  • Shipment Tracking:
    • ETD
    • ETA
  • Freight:
    • Prepaid
    • Collect
    • Service
    • Charter Party


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What is the DI – Declaration D’importation?

It’s the import license. This document is mandatory for the issuance of BESC. The DI must be valid and complete with all information at the moment of BESC request. (It must contain the following mandatory information: “Transaction ID: (P.R. Code)”, “Tax Payer’s ID: (N° Contribuable)”, and “D.I. No (SGS).

When will we receive the BESC n°?

The BESC n° will be released at the moment of final validation.

Is it mandatory to issue the BESC for Cameroon if my shipment is destined to another country?

No, it is only mandatory for shipment with final destination in Cameroon.