Democratic Republic of Congo – FERI Loading Certificate

FERI (Fische Electronique de Renseignement à I’importation) is a mandatory loading certificate that must be issued for unloading the cargo in Democratic Republic of Congo.

(011/18 – 11th April 2011)


FERI can be issued with the following documents:

  • Stamped copy of BL (Bill of lading)
  • Commercial Invoice of the goods.


  • Shippers or the forwarder agents have to submit FERI certificate 5 days before the  vessel arrives to the territorial waters of Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • If FERI is absent, the FERI issuance will be paid at the arrival, plus, a fine of %20 on the freight value. (409/021 – 23th March 1992)

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