1 Definition: What is the FERI when you shipping from China to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

 

The full text of the Democratic Republic of the Congo F.E.R.I is the abbreviation of French Fiche Electronique des Renseignements a l’lmportation, short for FERI.

 

Issued on 22/04/2008 in accordance with the Democratic Republic of the Congo Circular No. ADG/ADT/DFL/FAC/NO.004/BB/04/2008, all to the port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (CATADI) Or goods in transit ports (eg DAR ES SALAAM, MOMBASA, DURBAN, POINTE NOIRE ports) must apply for FERI. If you do not apply for this FERI, you will not be able to obtain the corresponding FERI NUMBER (FERI NO), then the shipping company may refuse to issue the original bill of lading, and will be deemed to have violated all regulations for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is severely punished at the port of destination. .

 

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2 Documents required to apply for the FERI number:

 

The documents to be submitted for applying for The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI number are as follows

 

1) Bill of Loading or bill of lading draft

2) Application Form Required

 

 

 

3 Documents required for the entry into the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI number.

 

The documents required for the submission of the original The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI are as follows

 

1) Bill of Loading original copy    must be provided

2) Commercial Invoice     scan of commercial invoice for destination port clearance

3) Packing List          List Scanned for destination port clearance

4) Sea Freight Declaration sea freight declaration scan if EXW or FOB   must provide

 

 

The “bill of lading, commercial invoice, packing list, and sea freight amount” used by the consignee (Consignee) for customs clearance in the destination port must be the same as the “bill of lading, commercial invoice, packing list and sea freight amount” used in the issued of FERI. Or Then the consignee will not be able to clear at the destination port.

 

 

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4 Application Process: The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI Application Process:

 

The first step: submit the application information, as follows

  1. APPLICATION FORM FILLING IN
  2. PROVIDE(DRAFT B/L COPY)
  3. Commercial Invoice

 

Step 2: Bestforworld issues a payment notice to the applicant

After receiving the application materials from the applicant, Bestforworld generates an IS R e f e r e n c e NO (CON***-***) to the applicant.

 

On the second working day,  email FERI.NO (*V**V****) by sending an email to S Reference NO.

 

In the following contacts, please refer to this Reference NO for related matters.

 

The third step: the applicant pays and provides the bank slip, after confirming the receipt, arrange to distribute FERI.NO

 

The applicant provided FERI.NO to the shipping company to get the original bill of lading.

 

The fourth step: The Applicants provide the final document so that our company can issue the original certificate.

 

The final file contains:

  1. Scanned original bill of lading (B/L COPY)
  2. Stamped Commercial Invoice The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI Electronic Cargo Tracking Policy: Each bill of lading applies for a FERI electronic cargo tracking form.

 

 

 

 

 

5 How to use the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI.

 

The Democratic Republic of the Congo FEFI electronic cargo tracking form is an electronic version of the document. After receiving the FERI electronic cargo tracking form approved by the DRC authorities, the electronic version of the tracking form can be sent directly to the foreign consignee by mail, or printed out with the bill of lading and other customs clearance. The documents are sent to the guests together. If it is the payment method under the LC trade terms, it can be printed directly and submitted to the bank together with other documents.

 

 

 

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6 Shipping from China to which destination ports or  The Democratic Republic of the Congo need FERI.

 

The main ports where The Democratic Republic of the Congo needs to apply for the FERI.

 

 

The Democratic Republic of the Congo MATADI needs to apply for FERI, The Democratic Republic of the Congo KINSHASA needs to apply for FERI.

 

All goods destined for the port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MATADI port) or transit port must apply for F.E.R.I.

 

Transit ports include: DAR ES SALAAM port, MOMBASA port, DURBAN port, POINTE NOIRE port.

The most important port of Congo is MATADI  and all shipments shipping from China to the MATADI port in Congo need to apply for The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI.

 

 

 

 

We can help the importers in Congo to issues FERI in China, who shipping containers from China, Ningbo, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Tianjin, Dalian, Fuzhou and other ports to Congo, and inform  that we can also issue FERI when you even shipping from Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong to Congo.

 

 

 

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7 How much does the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI cost?

 

The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI is charged according to the type of transportation of the goods.

 

How to charge the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI, when you importing from China.

 

 

Shipping from China to Congo by FCL The whole container is charged according to the container type under the bill of lading, such as 1X20’GP, 1X40’HC, etc. Different types, different fees, different containers shipping from China the FERI costs different charges.

 

How to charge the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI, when you importing from China.

 

 

Shipping from China to Congo by bulk cargo: bulk cargo is charged according to the weight or volume of the cargo, which is what we often call the size of the ton, whichever is greater.

 

How to charge the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI, when you importing from China.

 

 

Shipping from China to Congo by LCL: cargo: LCL goods are charged according to the weight or volume of the goods, which is what we often call the size of the tons, whichever is greater.

 

 

How to charge the Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI, when you importing from China.

 

 

Shipping from China to Congo by RORO cargo, if shipping Vehicle from China, the FERI charge: The vehicle is charged according to the weight or volume of the cargo, which is what we often call the size of the ton, whichever is greater.

 

Please contact Bestforworld directly for the specific charges of the Democratic Republic of the Congo FEFI cost,Please inform the company name and contact information, the transportation method of the goods (for example: the whole containers, LCL, bulk cargo, vehicles) and the container type ( FCL) or weight (LCL, bulk).

 

 

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8 The Democratic Republic of the Congo FERI Q&A:

 

1, if it is the whole container shipping from China by FCL or bulk cargo importing from China to Congo ,so then you must provide the shipping company bill of lading (also known as the shipowner s sea bill or MASTER bill of lading or M bill does not accept  also known as HOUSE bill of lading or H bill. Is the consolidation for shipping  LCL, then you can accept the freight bill of lading.

 

At least one of the bill of lading “consignee” or “bill of lading” is a Congolese country. The bill of lading must clearly state the sea freight payment method FREIGHT PREPAID or FREIGHT COLLECT. The original copy of the bill of lading must be provided before the original FERI can be issued.

 

 

  1. If the transaction method is CIF, the value of the goods (FOB total amount), sea freight, insurance premium, and total CIF must be listed on the commercial invoice; if the transaction method is CFR, the value must be listed on the commercial invoice (FOB) Total amount of sea freight, CFR total amount; if the transaction the way is FOB, then there is no sea freight on the commercial invoice. The header of a commercial invoice can be written as Commercial Invoice, Final Invoice or Invoice, but not in Performa Invoice. Commercial invoices must also indicate the invoice number (INVOICE NO), date (DATE).

 

 

 

  1. The quantity, gross weight, net weight, and volume must be listed on the packing list.

 

4, Please provide real sea freight, sea freight should not be too high or too low, otherwise, refuse to approve the original. If the port of discharge is Dar es Salaam, Mombasa. Durban, then the sea freight is about 1000-1500usd/20′, 2000-2500usd/40′, and the consolidation or bulk cargo is about 60-90usd/ square;

 

 

If the port of discharge is MATADI, then the sea freight is about 3000-4000usd/20:, 5000-6000usd/40;, the container or bulk cargo is about 150usd/square. If the transaction method is EXW or FOB, then the sea freight declaration must be provided; if the transaction method is CFR or CIF, the sea freight declaration may not be provided. The currency of the shipping fee must be the same as the commercial invoice, either USD or EUR.

 

 

  1. If you shipping by bulk cargo vehicle, the chassis number must be provided and it is strongly recommended to list the serial number/chassis number/frame number on the bill of lading, commercial invoice and packing list. It is strongly recommended to apply in advance, because the original number and approval of the original need to be approved abroad, a little longer.

 

 

  1. If there are 2 bills of lading numbers on the bill of lading, you must tell which one is the shipping company’s bill of lading number (ship owner’s bill) which is the bill of lading number.

This is very important,, when you shipping from China to Congo

 

 

7, FXI number (also known as GUICHET UNIQUE (GUICE-Single window for imports) import single window) is a number provided to the importer when the importer applies for an import license, is currently offered voluntarily, if there is, then Provided; if not

 

 

Yes, it does not affect the processing of FERI

 

 

8, the above documents must be clear and complete, the picture pixels are recommended to be above 1680×2376.

 

 

9, the original FERI must be signed before the goods arrive in the destination port or VIA port, otherwise, it may face severe penalties such as high fines, goods returned, destroyed, unable to clear customs.

 

 

10, Three-party trade (involving middlemen) must also meet the above requirements. This is a mandatory requirement. There is no exception and it is not negotiable. The commercial invoice must be a commercial invoice for the customs clearance of the port of destination, that is, the commercial invoice issued by the consignor to the consignee or the intermediary to the consignee, and the commercial invoice issued by the consignor to the intermediaries is not accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

As a professional international logistics provider, Bestforworld logistics provides a full range of shipping services,sea freight and air freight and road freight to help you ship from China to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing customized services to port and to your doorstep.

 

If you have more questions about how to issue the new version of FERI, and if you shipping from China to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

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