ECTN is mandatory for
all shipments to Somalia

Welcome to the Somali ECTN website, the official platform for obtaining Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) certificates for shipments to Somalia.

According to law, as of 1st of February 2023, all shipments to Somalia must have an ECTN certificate. Without it, importers and exporters could face hefty fines and penalties.

This only official website allows you to easily get your ECTN certificate in no time. Get your CTN certificate now and protect yourself from potential penalties.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

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    ECTN Fees / Payment

    CTN Somalia invites all shippers to kindly check out the various ECTN fees.

    System Instructions

    CTN Somalia invites all shippers to kindly see the Somalia ECTN system instructions. 

    Cargo Tracking Note – CTN

    All shipments to Somalia must have a CTN, a necessary loading document, as of February 1, 2023. It is additionally referred to as an ECTN, BSC, or BESC.

    Failure to provide the CTN document will result in severe consequences and significant expenses.

    Every cargo that is imported from abroad and transported for commercial, business, diplomatic, and or personal purposes will require a Loading Certificate, also known as a CTN – Cargo Tracking Note.

    Contact us today and apply for your CTN Certificate

    CTN Somalia is the authorized agency to issue freight certificates for commodities exported to Somalia. These certificates are required to clear your cargo from customs without any problems.


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