Implementation of CoC (Certificate of Conformity)
The CoC will be required for customs’ clearance.
All exporters (to Côte d’Ivoire) need to obtain the CoC.
All goods with FOB value higher or equal to 1,000,000 FCFA or 1,525.00 EUR
are subjected to the CoC program (except the exemptions – attached list).
Approved entities are : BIVAC BV / COTECNA / INTERTEK / SGS
As from April, 16th 2018
-Bill of lading
-Consignment Note (Road / Rail)
Goods arriving in Côte d’Ivoire without the CoC will not be allowed to enter the country, nor cleared and will be subject to a fine of 50% of CIF Value.
CoC rates will be applied according to 3 ‘routes’ (routes definition still to be clarified):
-Route A : 0,45% of the FOB value of goods imported
-Route B : 0,40% of the FOB value of goods imported
-Route C : 0,30% of the FOB value of goods imported
Reactive action plan
BTL CI to check with the Ministry of Commerce on the different routes’ definitions.
Inform all clients on this new implementation in order to obtain the CoC for future shipments.
Shall you have any question, please contact: