Export/Import Updates!

Matadi (CDMAT)

Congo

General info

address
Office National des Transports (ONATRA) Boulevard du 30 Juin Kinshasa Congo, Democratic Republic of
EMAIL
website
www.gtmdrc.com
phone
243 1 522 4761
fax
243 1 522 2892
cororate office
Office National des Transports (ONATRA) Boulevard du 30 Juin Kinshasa Congo, Democratic Republic of
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
6,700 TEUs.

Matadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Kongo Central province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004)

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Matadi, Boma, Tshela, Mbanza-Ngungu, Kasangulu, Kinshasa, Kasongo-Lunda, Mushie, Bolobo, Bandundu, Nioki, Bulungu, Kikwit, Inongo, Mangai, Ilebo, Tshikapa, Mbandaka, Luebo, Mweka

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

CMA CGM

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Exporters must provide BIVAC with an invoice containing a detailed description of the goods to be shipped and a statement accepting inspection.

Forms & Certificates

There are no unique Forms / Certificates required for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Firearms, ammunition, water hyacinths, and pornographic materials are prohibited commercial imports. Coins, commemorative coins, bank notes, and second-hand materials intended for investment are restricted commercial imports, and require GDRC authorization before importation.

Forms & Certificates

Exporters must provide BIVAC with an invoice containing a detailed description of the goods to be shipped and a statement accepting inspection. The process is as follows: 1) The importer receives a pro forma invoice from the exporter; 2) the importer presents the invoice to an authorized commercial bank to receive an import license; 3) after the validation of the import license, the importer submits it to BIVAC; 4) BIVAC assigns a code number to the import license; 5) the code number is transferred to a BIVAC office in the exporting country; 6) on behalf of the OCC, BIVAC performs the pre-shipment inspection of the goods; 7) BIVAC verifies that quality, quantity and value declared on the pro forma invoice are the same and comply with international standards; and 8) following verification, the exporting country BIVAC office issues a certification of validation and submits it to the importer through BIVAC in the DRC. A certification of validation must contain the supplier’s invoice number, the bill of lading number, the number of containers, the import license number and the confirmation of the quantity of the product. The certification of validation determines the CIF.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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