All imports listed below, provided that they do not fall within the list of exempted products, are subject to the Analysis, Verification, Goods Valuation and Classification determination system:

  • Any containerized import
  • Any import of goods with a FOB value exceeding 1’000’000 FCFA (one million FCFA)
  • Regarding the evaluation of imported heavy machinery: besides new vehicles, any import of heavy machinery falling under HS chapter 84, whether they are imported as new or used products

This documentary control relates to sea freight, air and land cargo, whether the imported goods are containerized or not.

As of 1 July 2013, any import of goods that meets the above criteria will necessitate to obtain a Final Classification and Valuation Report from the Webb Fontaine Ivory Coast company, located plein ciel building (former Ivoiris office), 1st Floor, Boulevard Valery Giscard d’Estaing, 26 BP 822 Abidjan 26. For this purpose, a folder with the following documents must be submitted:

  1. Import Inquiry Form (FRI)
  2. Prior Declaration of Importation (DAI) – except Air Express
  3. Final documents Delivery Advice Form (AD)
  4. The final commercial invoice
  5. The Bill of Lading (air way bill or way bill)
  6. The packing list
  7. Any other document related to the imported goods