Request a certificate of release for home use (CMC) of an imported vehicle

Any natural or legal person may request and obtain a certificate of consumption to register a motor vehicle, following importation.

Who can apply?

Any natural or legal person who has regularly imported a motor vehicle of a declaration of residence for sale duly registered and domiciled at level of a competent Customs Office. It's the same for everyone else physical, moral or body benefiting from a preferential regime or exempt from payment duties and taxes.

When can I apply?

At any time, on working days and at the legal opening hours of the offices

What are the documents to provide?

  • A copy of the declaration in detail
  • A verification certificate issued by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Directorate of Judicial Police
  • The original gray card

What is the cost?


What is the nature of the delivered item?

A certificate of release for consumption drawn up, signed jointly by the verifier who processed the accounting in detail, the visit leader and the head of the customs office.

NB: The said document is recorded in a register and transmitted in closed circuit to the chief of the regional road transport service of Dakar.

What is the delivery time?

About 1 day

Where to go?

- Customs Office of Dakar Port SUD

- Dakar Customs Office Port NORTH

For more information…

- Regional Directorate of Customs of the Port

- Directorate of Customs Operations

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.