Democratic Republic Congo

WAIVER REQUIREMENTS FOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO / FERI

FERI Democratic Replublique Congo

A FERI (Fiche Électronique des Renseignements a l’Importation) certificate is required for all shipments going to Democratic Republic Congo.

Ports in DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO

  • MATADI
  • KINSHASA
  • BOMA
  • LUBUMBASHI
  • BANANA

Information and documents required for creating a FERI

  • Bill of Lading (Draft B/L is allowed) 
  • Commercial invoice / currency must be mentioned in USD or EURO
  • Freight invoice in the same currency (not needed in case the freight charges are mentioned on the commercial invoice)
  • Phone number and email address from shipper and consignee
  • ETS & ETA
  • Transshipment details like; vessel name, voyage no, ETA, ETS, transshipment port(s)
  • H.S. code 
  • FXI or FSI number 

Additional information about the FERI

For Democratic Republic Congo it is mandatory to mention a FERI number on the original Master Bill of Lading. It is not possible to create a FERI number for Democratic Republique Congo on forehand. The FERI number will be provided after approval of the FERI. 

For Democratic Republic Congo, Bureau Veritas will assign a special COD number to every import. Next to this COD number, Bureau Veritas will provide a FXI or FSI number. This FXI number consists of 10 digits. To get the draft FERI validated, both numbers (COD + FXI) need to be declared. 

Rates

For creating a FERI different rates are applicable. This depends on the Port of Loading and type of shipment, like LCL,  FCL,  Breakbulk or RORO. 

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