ECTN is mandatory for all shipments to Djibouti

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

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    As mandated by law, all shipments, scheduled for loading on or after June 15, 2023, destined for unloading in Djibouti, must possess a valid ECTN certificate.

    • ECTN Certificate is mandatory for all containerized shipments to Djibouti, including if it is destined for the Djibouti Free Zone.
    • Goods in transit to Ethiopia are exempt from ECTN if specified on the bill of lading.

    This is the only official website acceptable and allows you to easily get your ECTN certificate in no time. If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

    ECTN Fees / Payments

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

    System Instructions

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

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    Cargo Tracking Note (CTN)

    CTN certificate also known as an ECTN, BSC, or BESC, is a mandatory loading document that must accompany all shipments that will be unloaded in Djibouti regardless of final destination.