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 An Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) is an important document when you want to ship cargo by sea. As per the laws of Somalia, to forward cargo or Ship to Somalia ECTN is a mandatory document. The process of obtaining a Somalia ECTN Certificate could be a little bit tough for you as you cannot apply for the CTN certificate directly by yourself. You need an helping hand in the form of ECTN agent who will process your application and issue you an ECTN certificate.

Somalia ECTN Certificate

Somalia ECTN Certificate

Obtaining an ECTN certificate is an easy but a little bit stressful process, especially for the cargo that is going to Somalia.  Due to the strict verification process of Somalia’s Authorities.

To get an ECTN Certificate for your shipment to Somalia You may need to hire an ECTN agent or ECTN provider in your respective region or area. In addition, the authorities and government of Somalia have also allows and made it easy to obtain an ECTN nowadays. Your ECTN agent will ask you to provide some important information that is needed to apply for an ECTN such as details of shipment, Invoice or bill, KYC documents, and of course Destination details such as Somalia.

Somalia ECTN

It is extremely important to note that if you are planning to ship any goods to Somalia ports, you must obtain a CTN (Cargo Tracking Note) or ECTN (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note). This is a mandatory loading certificate that is required for all sea shipments to any Somalia port, including Mogadishu, Berbera, Bossaso or any other port. The ECTN was introduced as a regulation by the Ministry of Ports and Marine Transport in 2023 to strengthen the security measures for cargo transiting through Somalia ports.

The repercussions for not presenting the CTN or ECTN when shipping to Somalia ports can be severe. In addition, beginning on April 29th, 2023, all transactions involving goods from or to Somalia must include an ECTN Reference Number on the bill of lading. It is therefore imperative that you obtain the necessary documentation to avoid costly fines and delays in your shipment. With this in mind, be sure to take the necessary steps to comply with the regulations and secure your CTN or ECTN today.

Don’t get in the tussle by spending your time focusing on problems, Samsea Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd. could easily get you a Somalia ECTN without any hassle.  All you just have to do is Contact us and share your requirements, In addition, We also offer free consultation.

Samsea Shipping experts will help you in every step of the process and get a Somalia ECTN for you in a streamlined process from the filling of your application to the endpoint – ECTN certificate on your email.

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By applying  for ECTN through us  you are:

  • Saving your time
  • Avoiding Complications
  • Avoid being penalized for not having a CTN or ECTN for the shipment to Somalia and African Countries.
  • Saving money with our affordable pricing.

In addition, As we have a global presence,  We will also help you in Somalia We have a physical office located in Somalia and you can contact us at our Somalia ectn contact number for assistance.

As a recognized player in the ECTN provider Industry, we have established great relations with Somalia through regular business. In case of any issues, Samsea Shipping can help you establish communication with Somalia ectn customer service.

Documents required for Somalia ECTN Certificate:

  • Bill of Lading
  • Commercial invoice / Freight invoice
  • Details of the Shipment and Containers
  • Customer Declaration (Optional, Mandatory for Government Equipment & Shipments)
  • Any Government ID proof for KYC purposes.

Complete process to get a Somalia ECTN

The process to get an ECTN  for Somalia is easy and very straightforward. However, It requires your attention and time for the process of getting a CTN.

  •  Make sure that you have the above-mentioned documents and keep them handy before initiating the conversation.
  • Contact us (Samsea Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd.) through any digital communication medium such as through our website live chat, Filling out the contact form, Email, or even WhatsApp. You can also call our Customer care number and our representative will answer your call asap.
  • Our expert team members willl respond you through the same medium you have used to contact us for the first time, after a short discussion of your requirements, Our team will send you an email about the required documents, details of charges along with the Invoice and some other important information.
  • After providing the required documents for the application purposes. You just have to make the payment and provide a  confirmation from your end. You just have to sit back and relax, our team will handle the rest.
  • After the approval by Somalia on the ECTN application, We will provide you the acknowledgment and receipt. Usually, it takes 3 days and up to 7 days.
  • As soon as Somalia ECTN has been issued, We will share the digital copy of the ECTN certificate with you through email and other preferred communication sources. If you may require a physical copy of the ECTN then you can collect it from our office or request for a Delivery at your address.

That’s it. nothing more complicated has been left and it’s the complete workflow of the Process of obtaining an ECTN.

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Faq's related to Somalia ECTN

Yes, You can track your cargo. In addition, you can also track the position of cargo with the Somalia ECTN tracking number.

SAMSEA SHIPPING SERVICES PVT. LTD. issues ECTN for Somalia for the Cargo and shipment heading for Somalia. Samsea Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd. is an authorized issuer for ECTN Certificate, BIETC, BESC, CEE, CNCA, ENS, etc

Samsea Shipping provides customer support and hand-holding assistance for the ECTN issued to the client by Samsea Shipping Services. However, customer service for ECTN regarding Somalia comes with no extra charges so feel free to get in touch.

Yes, An authorized ECTN agent can issue an ECTN for Somalia. It doesn’t matter on location of the issuer but only authorized agents can issue an ECTN.

The charges may vary and depend on certain specifications and requirements. There are many aspects that decide the cost of ECTN you have to pay such as Container size, Number of containers, Destination port and many more. That is why it is not possible to measure or calculate the average cost of ECTN.

Feel free to call us for free consultation, Information, Inquiry regarding charges for ECTN, Or even for applying for an ECTN Certificate.

If you’re an Indian resident looking for an ECTN provider in Delhi, Mumbai, or anywhere in India. We’re glad to inform you that we are the No.1 ECTN agent in India providing ECTN Services.