Organizational framework

New Assets in the Customs’ administration

Major reforms are undertaken in the customs’ service in order to face present and future challenges and to fit to the present environment hence the relevancy of the new Decree N°7282 of 30 July 2009.

In a new environment characterized by intensification of trade,new forms of criminalities, the necessity to contribute to the extensionof Dakar’sport; the reinforcement of the customs’ administration at the regional level and the implementation of an optimal management policy of human, financial and technical resources, become important.

Basis of the new organizational framework for a better management:

  • the optimum coordination of actions of the service with the creation of the coordinator as the assistant of the Head officer;
  • the establishment of a Direction responsible for Facilitation and Partnership with Companies(DFPE) to promote and reinforce the facilitation of procedures and partnership with companies;
  • A better mastering of human, material and financial resourcesincluding the management, material maintenance and the rationalization of customs surveillance.




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.