Senegal - Country Commercial Guide
Import Requirements and Documentation

Includes information on average tariff rates and types that U.S. firms should be aware of when exporting to the market.

Last published date: 2020-10-08

The following documents are required for importing goods into Senegal: the supplier’s commercial invoice and the freight bill; the certificate of origin issued by the Chamber of Commerce of the country of origin; the packing list (document listing all parcels and their characteristics); authorization to import goods subject to quota (if applicable); the insurance certificate; the preliminary declaration of import (DPI) on values higher than or equal to FCFA 1 000 000 (USD 2000). This declaration must be domiciled in a local bank.

Additional documents may be required based on the type of import.  For further information about the customs clearance process, please consult https://douanes-senegal.com/fr/node/85