Official Madagascar BSC Certificate Tariff & Price


EUR 110/ Each BL


EUR 95 / TEU

For Example;

3 x 20′ containter with one BL will be charged 395 EUR
2 x 40′ containter with one BL will be charged 490 EUR

Why Do You Need BSC?

Failing to submit the BSC certicate, cargo cannot be cleared and will be sent back to origin. Customs Declaration amendments are subject to a ne of 2500USD per Bill of lading. This amount will be debited to the agency that requests the correction.


According to Madagascar regulations (Order n° 01/MFB/SG/DGD – 2007)24 March 2007, All cargo shipped to Madagascar requires a Cargo tracking note called Bordereau de Suivi des Cargaisons (BSC). BSC certicate is an obligation by Madagascar authorities for all cargo shipments that take voyage to the island. This particular certicate enables the Malagasy authorities to control, track and identify all necessary information on cargo trac. Madagascar BSC must be acquired by the shipper or the forwarder, at least 3 days before the submission of the declaration.

Who needs to get BSC for Madagascar?

International trade is in some cases more complicated than just seller and buyer terms. Some transactions may involve several parties in the form of manufacturer, intermediary, freight forwarder, local agent and importer/consignee. Which Party is responsible for BSC certicate in such cases? Generally BSC is exporter obligation as it is their responsibility that commodity reaches nal destination safely and get custom clearance. However, there is no specic requirement as of who has to apply for BSC. Any party related in the particular trade can request BSC certicate. As we say that, it is also worth to mention, there are some documents required to apply for BSC certicate. In the triangular trade, to apply for BSC we need the commercial invoice that if provided to the importer. This is the most important during this type of trade BSC Madagascar.