SOP Ivory Coast


  1. Firstly we will need the commercial invoice and the packing list before arrival of the shipment for pre-clearance.
  2. We will established a DAI (Anticipated Import Declaration/Request or Advance Import Declaration) and the FDI with the commercial invoice. Domiciled by the bank of the receiver and submit it to WEBB FONTAINE (Former BIVAC) this will take 2 days.
  3. The documents FDI and the local insurance that we will send to you, will allow you to create a CNT (cargo trucking number) or BSC at the loading port.
  4. After the loading are completed, you would send us the original commercial invoice and the Bill of lading.
  5. We will again submit it to WEBB FONTAINE to attest if the value mention on the commercial invoice is ok or not.  That will take 5 working days or more.
  6. After the results of the WEBB FONTAINE they will give us the correct value, with this value mention on the RFCV, we will issue the D3 direct consumption. Customs declaration and paid the duties, that document which will allow us to settle the shipping line fees or the port tax. This will take 6 working days.
  7. After completion of the procedures we can then discharge the shipment at the jobsite or at Client Company.


  • The original bill of lading (Bill of Loading) for shipments by sea.
  • Authentic supplier invoice; to be in accordance with packing list and shows each items quantity and prices.
  • The insurance certificate.
  • The freight invoice.
  • The Cargo Tracking Number.
  • The certificate of origin.
  • Packing list.
  • Customs declaration export.
  • Exemption document, if exempted from duty.

Prepared by:

Import Clearing Department (Ocean)

Harrion Global logistics 

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