Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority notice reminder ECTN for Shipping Agencies dated January 7, 2024

Per the notice issued on January 7, 2024, we would kindly like to remind all shippers, exporters, and freight forwarders to obtain the ECTN at the loading port and ensure that the bill of lading includes the valid ECTN number. Please contact us for more information.

Notification from the Minister’s office regarding the implementation of ECTN Certificate.

According to law, as of June 15, 2023, all shipments that will be unloaded in Djibouti regardless of final destination must have a ECTN certificate. If your goods are in transit to another country like Ethiopia they are exempt from the ECTN certificate if specified on the bill of lading. Please contact us for more information.