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Burkina Faso ECTN

All cargoes with the final destination Burkina Faso, must be accompanied by an validated Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN).

Documents required:

  • Bill of Lading
  • Commercial invoice / Freight invoice


  • The ECTN  is an obligatory document for clearing customs declarations. In order to avoid any difficulties at destination, the shippers must create and validate ECTN for Burkina Faso

Get Burkina Faso ECTN

To get Burkina Faso ectn certificate, you need to contact us through email, phone call, or by visiting one of our offices. Our relationship manager will guide you about all the necessary details such as the documents required and other required details.

After that our team will apply for a Burkina Faso ectn certificate or Burkina Faso URN with the details you’ve provided. Once Burkina Faso issued the ECTN or the URN after verifying the application. We’ll share the digital copy with you. You can save or store the digital copy on any of your devices such as your mobile phone and show it to the Burkina Faso customs officers when asked. The digital copy is as valid as the physical copy. However, If you need a physical copy of the ECTN you can ask your relationship manager to provide it.  

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a popular destination and country in West Africa. It is popular for Gold and cotton export.

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Best Burkina Faso ECTN/URN provider

Samsea Shipping Services Private Limited is an authorized provider of ECTN or URN for Burkina Faso. Samse Shipping is a well-recognized provider of CTN certificates for cargo shipping through the sea. We have been providing  best ECTN-related services over the years and have 8000+ Happy clients across the globe.

We are proud to be known as the Best URN/ECTN provider in the industry.

What is CTN?

Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) also known as Bordereau de Suivi Cargaison (BSC) it has different names in other countries. CTN is an official marine document that contains all the comprehensive details about your goods when its transfer between ports, and the transit time..The CTN number must be displayed on all documentation pertaining to the cargo being shipped under this note.The certificate number should be given to the ocean carrier by the shipper or forwarder at the port of loading for inclusion in the manifest and bill of lading.

What is ECTN?

ECTN stands for Electronic Cargo Tracking Note is a mandatory and crucial certificate to transport goods to countries. Ectn contains a all the information about the expoter, importer, and transporting goods, etc.It gives all the information and comprehensive details about your goods to the authority to track, manage, and supervise from loading to discharge.

Benefits of taking Burkina Faso ECTN/ URN

The best step you can take is to obtain an ECTN/ URN for Burkina Faso for all kinds of cargo shipments. The first and the best benefit of taking an ECTN is you’ll comply with all the regulations of the government of Burkina Faso and avoid being penalized by customs officials during documentation checks at the port. A CTN Certificate contains all the information about cargo like full details of the exporter/ importer, shipping method (containerized, groupage, etc), type and value of goods being transported, name of vessel and cost of freight for the shipment.

 This helps in planning faster routes saving time, reducing the risk of damaging goods, reducing delays in delivery cargo, and Providing comfort and security to customers.

Who Can Apply For CTN for Burkina Faso

Companies involved in overseas shipping of any kind, whether for personal shipments, business shipments, excess baggage shipping or commodity shipping, are now required to provide or obtain Cargo Tracking.

Notes for all cargo travelling by sea.

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Some Faqs related to Burkina Faso ECTN/URN

Yes, According to the regulations and laws of Burkina Faso, ECTN/URN is a mandatory document. To avoid legal consequences and penalties You must obtain an ECTN/URN for Burkina Faso.

SAMSEA SHIPPING PVT LTD is one of the most trustable and experienced CTN agents in Mumbai, India. We provided Burkina Faso ECTN/URN to our several clients in the Past with the highest satisfaction rate. We’re serving our services to all of our previous clients along with new clients. To obtain an ECTN/URN, feel free to Contact us.

There is an easy procedure you need to take to complete the application: You need to send scanned copies of the required documents to an agent. The agent will then issue an invoice and provide you with a copy of the ECTN certificate for your approval of the shipment details.

Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) is an official marine document that contains all the comprehensive details about your goods when its transfer between ports.

CTN number is necessary to put on all the documentation related to the cargo being shipped under this note.

ECTN stands for Electronic Cargo Tracking Note is a mandatory certificate in shipping. This certificate contains information about freight or cargo, and it is used by authorities in some countries to control imported goods before they reach the destination port.

Cargo Tracking Note is Important because it gives all information about shipment to the custom authorities. It helps them to track each incoming shipment and assuring that the required import paperwork is managed correctly.

Yes, the CTN is required for each & every Bill of Lading including groupage containers.

If you don’t have a ctn number then your shipment might not even be allowed to leave the port of origin.