Guinea

Export To Guinea: 

The imports of the following products require a special authorisation: Live wild animals, Edible live animals, items of historical and ethnographical interest, jewellery, precious stones items, plants and seeds.

Articles prohibited for imports are as follows: arms ammunitions, and narcotics. The public sector only is allowed to import oil products. Mining companies may also import oil products.

Commercial invoice: At least two copies of the commercial invoice are required containing a detailed description of goods, and all related cost in C.I.F value. Invoices must be signed by the exporter. If customs duties are assessed on ad valorem basis, original invoices are required.

Certificate of origin: A certificate of origin may be required by customs to know the origin of goods. In this case two copies are necessary (additional copies may be requested by the importer). A recognised chamber of commerce must certify the certificate of origin.

Packing list: It is advisable to enclose a packing list, especially when shipments contain a lot of small items.

Bill of lading: At least two copies are required. They must show the name of the shipper, the name and address of the consignee, port of destination, description of goods, listing of freight and other charges, the numbers of bills of lading in the full set and the date and signature of the carrier’s official acknowledging receipt on board of the good for shipment. The given information should be exactly the same as those indicated on the invoices and packages. The airway bill replaces the bill of lading on air cargo shipments.

Pro forma invoice: It may be needed by the importer to obtain an import license. It should indicate the quantity, the quality, and price of merchandise to be imported.

HALAL Certificate: For all meat products (to get more details about HALAL Certification please visit HALAL Section in the Irish Islamic Chamber of Commerce Website).