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For contact information regarding government custom authorities, please follow the link below:

4.2.1 Burkina Faso Government Contact List

4.2 .2 Burkina Faso Humanitarian Agency Contact List

State service under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Directorate General of Customs (DGC) is responsible for implementing and enforcing laws and regulations applicable to the movement of people, goods, transportation and capital at the entrance and exit.These laws and regulations are closely related to the context of international trade liberalization and the evolution of the common policy of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA). In this respect the customs carries out three types of missions: a fiscal mission, an economic mission and a mission to protect the interests of the state and citizens

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Customs Clearance Document Requirements

 

Customs Clearance Document Requirements (by commodity)

 

Food

NFI

(Shelter, WASH, Education)

Medicines

Vehicles

&

Spare Parts

Staff

& Office Supplies

Telecoms Equipment

D&T Exemption Certificate

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

AWB/BL/Other Transport Documents

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Donation/Non-Commercial Certificates

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Packing Lists

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Phytosanitary Certificate

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Other Documents

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Additional Notes

Are subject to special import authorization - Wheat flour (with a minimum import of 1000 tonnes) - Sugar (with a minimum import of 2000 tonnes) - Arms and ammunition, - Refrigerators, air conditioners and appliances using Freon.

The importation of GMO commodities is not prohibited.

Transit Regime

Transit is

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lifted

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from the

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Bureau of Customs

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at the entry

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border

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of Burkina Faso.

Excluded   escort  for for containerized cargo,   refrigerated trucks, vehicles and   heavy machinery, metal products, salt, cement, rice, medicines, personal effects, food   expenses,   gifts to   a state and   generally,   the   convoy   reported   by a neighboring State   of destination   (order No.   2009-176/MEF/SG/DGD   amend Act   No.   2008-053/MEF/SG/DGD   13 March 2008   establishing the   escort   of transit goods);
The  The escort fees   range from 10   000 FCFA   to   50,000   FCFA   along the axes   of the country   (Memorandum   No.   2010-0695/MEF/SG/DGD   October 12, 2010).

For information on Burkina Faso Customs Additional Information, Please see the following documents: 

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For information on Burkina Faso Customs contact details, please see the following links: 

4.2.1 Burkina Faso Government Contact List

4.2 .2 Burkina Faso Humanitarian Agency Contact List