How to Export Dried Pineapple (By Air) In Benin

 Export Dried Pineapple (By Air) In Benin By Online

  1. You (exporter) begin by contacting a broker who has been approved to finish the formalities for customs. You can physically present yourself at the agent’s office or send him remotely (mail, telephone) the information/documents necessary for the exportation procedure i.e. (commercial statement of the product along with a list of packing) View the contact information of a certified broker by clicking here. Link
  2. How to Export Dried Pineapple (By Air) In Benin
  3. The broker will then create an offer based on charges to be paid to all the agencies or structures that be involved in the process of exporting for the items at their destination, which includes commission costs for the agent) Based on the information that you provide to the exporter and send you with a quotation slip. You will then make the air bill.
  4. If you decide to use the services of a broker You will have to pay broker’s charges by check or cash or Bank transfer within a day when you have made your payment. you will receive an order to transit at the broker’s office with a IFU registration certificate’ of the company or an importer card.

The establishment of the declaration on customs

  1. The broker who is authorized goes for Benin Chamber of Commerce and Industry offices, where they buy the forms for customs declaration, comprising 5 sheets in bundles and are sold in hundreds of sheets in addition to CCIB payment receipts. CCIB payments receipt.
  2. The broker then connects to the ASYCUDA system and enters the declaration of the goods , and obtain 5 copies of the import declaration documents for each of the following agencies i.e and the bulletin.
  3. The broker will then go towards then the Airport Customs Recipe office, Inspector Liquidator unit and submit the export declaration file, commercial invoice, bulletin, and provisional air waybill to officer who checks it through the declaration system in ASYCUDA system.
  4. He then applies the liquidation number as well as his signature to the declaration signed by the broker authorized to do so He then signs the document of origin, and then returns the complete file to the broker.
  5. The broker is then directed to the cash counter of customs and shows the cashier. She then confirms that the declaration form is liquidation-related that is stamped and signed by the inspector of liquidators. The inspector also checks that the amount recorded in the declaration form corresponds to the amount stated on the form. The cashier then advises brokers to cover the necessary customs duties , and then returns the complete dossier to the broker along with the bulletin that is sealed.
  6. The broker then goes towards the data entry officer for customs’ office to send the bulletin sealed to the operator of data entry who prints the receipt for customs obligations in two copies and gives an original copy of the document to the broker for an invoice The second copy will be handed over by the liquidator inspector in order to be used as an “good in order to begin”.
  7. The authorized broker takes the printed receiptand customs obligations to the counter of the cashier where their stamp (validation of the payment).
  8. The broker who has been approved takes the sealed receipt as well as Air waybills to customs liquidator, who places the words “good to embark” in the waybill for air travel, and sends this to the brokerage.

Get the certificate of origin/phytosanitary certification/product knowledge bulletin

  1. The Broker is then directed for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce office in the Trade and regulatory services department. They will then send a commercial invoice, an importer/exporter’ the agent to verify The broker then is responsible for printing an origin certificate according to the certificate of destination and fills it in accordingly.
  2. Then, he returns the completed certification form back to the trade and regulatory service office . The form will be signed and approved by the agent in exchange.
  3. The broker will then take the items to be weighed by an agent located at the Aviation Handing Services office or the freight service department to get the weighting sheet. They are placed in the care of AHS.
  4. The broker who is authorized invites agents of the following companies that are listed below to perform an inspection in conjunction and get the ‘acceptance form, phytosanitary certificate, and product expertise bulletin’ that has authority;
  5. Plant Protection and Phytosanitary Control Department to examine the cleanliness of the products.
  6. The Service of to support the Promotion of Quality and Packaging of Agricultural Products to ensure the monitoring of how commercially good of pineapples.
  7. The Benin Food Safety Agency (ABSSA) is to conduct another review of the control procedures that were carried out in the previous two agencies.

Lading of goods onto the Airplane

  1. The broker returns for the Airport Customs Recipe, Deputy Chief Brigade office, and hand in the following documents goods-to-enter, commercial invoice, provisional air the brigade’s head who reviews the file and issue the Good to embark certificate that allows the for the consignment’s boarding on the aircraft.
  2. The authorized broker takes the air waybill and all certificates and other documents required for the goods to arrive at the Aviation Handing Service , Freight service office , to be filed. The broker then makes an AHS acceptor sign the register which he lists all documents filed.

Required Documents Export Dried Pineapple (By Air) 

  • It is a good idea to embark with a target at the brigade’s head
  • Validated phytosanitary certificate
  • A validated report on product expertise
  • National identity card exporter
  • Acceptance form
  • Certificate of origin in the form of a signed copy
  • Commercial invoice for the items
  • Checklist for packing
  • IFU registration certificate
  • National identity card for exporter
  • Export declaration file {accounting/declaration/customs/CCIB/carrier.
  • Boarding Bulletin
  • Provisional air waybill
  • Transit order

Office Locations and Contacts

World Society for Consignment and TRANSIT
Address: Boulevard Saint Michel, Cotonou 04
BP 1186
Tel: +229 21 32 13 54
Fax: +229 21 32 13 48

List of authorized Brokers on Benin hyperlink
AVIATION Handling Services (AHS)
Contact: Airport road, Cotonu 08
BP 1097
Tel: +229 21 30 91 82 / +229 21 30 91 83

Cotonou 01 Address Cotonou 01
BP 31
Tel: +229 21 31 12 38 / +229 21 31 20 81
Fax: +229 21 31 32 99

Cotonou 01 Address Cotonou 01
BP 400
Tel: +229 21 31 22 36

Address: Route de l’Aeroport, Cotonou 01
BP 400
Tel: +229 21 30 16 64 / +229 21 30 01 37

BENIN Food Safety Agency
Contact: Carrefour 3 Banks, Cotonou
Tel: +229 66 36 34 31

Address: Route de l’Aeoroport, Cotonou
BP 363
Tel: +229 21 30 76 45 / +229 21 30 76 47


  • Authorized brokers employed by an exporter looking for dried pineapple to be exported from Benin via air.


To access ASYCUDA system

  • Sign the form from his office, if he has access to ASYCUDA (the broker needs to have been authorized and the application has to be installed on his system). or
  • Make use of the computer and internet connection available in the non-marked room (computer space) in the office of customs.

The Information You Need

  • Exporters name
  • Exporters’ address
  • Exporters TIN/PIN
  • Agent’s are known by their initials
  • Agents’ address
  • Agents processing TINs and clearing office
  • Registration number
  • The date on which the export is planned
  • The country of origin of the goods
  • Tax invoice value
  • Data on banking and financial institutions
  • Identification, Date and Nationality of the vehicle at the point of entry.
  • Office of departure
  • Where to store items
  • Distribution of packages and packaging
  • Calculation of the duties.

Documentation is needed

  • The dried pineapple exported from Benin must be declared and complies with the regulations of customs and standard required by the Ministry of Industry and Trade for the export to be permitted exit from Benin.

Information that could be helpful

More information on the documents that are required and the various stages of processing

The physical certificate

  • The Directorate General of Foreign Trade and the port’s phytosanitary control station have to carry out specific inspections of the products (in specific quality controls) so as to to obtain the phytosanitary certification as well as the certification of Origin. These documents are provided to the owner to export his products.

Certificate of Origin

  • The document of origin that proves the origin of the merchandise allows you to gain certain benefits in some countries, notably on the level of customs.

Order for transit

  • It is the form of document that authorizes the broker authorized to work for the benefit of the economic operator. The document is the one that is binding on the broker authorized by the company.

Expertise Bulletin

  • The expert bulletin confirms that the item is of commercial grade (packaging or packaging. ).

Customs declaration

  • Exports and imports are subject to taxes and duties listed on the Customs tariff. In this respect, customs have created an system known as ASYCUDA WORLD that allows brokers who are approved to file a declarations from their offices prior to making their way to the site to conduct their liquidation and pay customs duty.

The loading of the products

  • The items are transported to AHS to be loaded onto the plane, while waiting to see the customs department approve the boarding.

External Links

Benin Trade portal: Linkd

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