Bordereau Electronique de Suivi des Cargaisons

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

BESC/BSC certificate is a necessary document requested as from 2013. Each B/L must be accompanied by an Bordereau Electronique de Suivi des Cargaisons.




  • B/L dated with BESC number
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Sea Freight invoice if commercial invoice is FOB or EXW
  • Custom declaration – EXA


Additional documents – not mandatory

  • Packing List
  • Collect all mandatory documents
  • Submit your request on-line or by e-mail
  • Wait our feedback with BESC draft, BESC n° and our invoice
  • Check the draft of BESC
  • Proceed with payment of our invoice
  • Confirm the BESC draft and sent the Original B/L
  • Wait the BESC certificate validated

BESC must be regularized and validated maximum after 2 weeks from the date of vessel departure.

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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Is it possible to modify my ECTN/BESC certificate?

Yes, it is possible if it’s still a draft status.

Is it possible to modify my ECTN/BESC certificate already validated?

Yes, however amendments post validation will be subject to extra costs.

For more information please contact us.

What happens if I do not have a ECTN/BESC for my shipment to Chad?

All shipments not covered by an ECTN/BESC certificate will receive a panlty fee of 100 % of the ECTN/BESC certificate’s value. In addition, importers may be subject to extra delays and costs.