The issuance of an ECTN/CNCA/ARCCLA is now mandatory for all FCL shipments to or from the port of Luanda, Angola. This regulation was put in place to streamline the loading and unloading of containers at the port, and to help prevent delays. An ECTN is a 10-digit number that must be obtained prior to shipping.
You can quickly prepare the required ECTN (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note) paperwork for Angola with Seanautic Marine. Local customs will ban shipments with an invalid ECTN.
The consignee must apply for CNCA at the loading port in accordance with Angolan Port Authority regulations. Some shipping firms additionally need the matching CNCA certificate number to be marked on the bill of lading in order to issue the final original sea bill of lading.
The applicant will get the authentic CNCA certificate through courier. The applicant may utilise it right away to clear customs at the port of arrival.
In order to obtain an ECTN, the following information is required: - Shipper information - Consignee information - Notifier information - Bill of lading or air waybill number - Description of goods - HS code of goods - Net weight of goods - Value of goods
How long does it take to obtain an ECTN?
The ECTN application must be submitted online at least 5 days prior to shipment. Once the application has been submitted, it can take up to 3 days to receive the ECTN. How much does an ECTN cost? An ECTN costs $50 USD and must be paid prior to shipment.
Is an ECTN required for every shipment to Angola?
Yes, an ECTN is required for every shipment of controlled goods to Angola.