Request a certificate of non-import

This is a document requested as part of a tax remittance application for holders of an import-export card. Its purpose is to justify the absence of importation during the tax period.

Who can initiate the process?

Anyone with a taxpayer account number or an National identification number of Association of Enterprises and Associations (NINEA) which requests it.

What are the documents to provide?

A reference request from the taxpayer account or NINEA, accompanied by a copy of tax roll, addressed to the Director General of Customs, to deposit at the Direction of Customs Information Systems (DSID).

What is the nature of the delivered item?

A certificate of non-importation.

What is the cost?


What is the delivery time?

One day.

What to do in case of loss or theft?

Renew the procedure.

Where to go?

Directorate of Customs Information Systems (Bureau of Statistics).

For more information...

Customs Headquarters

Address: Block of Madeleines, Avenue Peytavin x Boulevard of the Republic

Tel: 33 839 00 00 Email:



GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.