Madagascar BSC Certificate

What is BSC?

All cargo items imported in Republic of Madagascar, needs to have a BSC. BSC is the abbrevation of online cargo tracking note. This system lets exporters to create BSC certificates and give information that is up-to-date for the importer.


Failing to submit the BSC certificate, cargo cannot be cleared and will be sent back to origin. All containers, vehicles, bulk commodities, including air-freight must get BSC. Customs Declaration amendments at the destinations port are subject to a fine of 2500 USD per Bill of lading, plus regulations charge. This amount will be debited to the agency that requests the correction. Exporter or the forwarder agents have to submit BSC certificate 5 days before the vessel arrives to Madagascar Customs territory