Pre-Shipment Inspection

Some of the following countries only require inspection if the invoice is over a certain value or only on certain types of products. Consult with the company listed below that has contracted with the government of the country for pre-shipment inspections. Phone numbers and websites are listed for inspection companies. This update does not include countries serviced by Control Union Inspection, Inc.

Angola - Societe Generale Surveillance, Bureau Veritas

Bangladesh - Bureau Veritas, Intertek Testing, Inspectorate

Benin - Bureau Veritas

Bolivia - Inspectorate America Corp., Societe Generale Surveillance

Burkina Faso - Societe Generale Surveillance

Burundi - Societe Generale Surveillance

Cambodia - Societe Generale Surveillance

Cameroon - Societe Generale Surveillance

Central African Republic - Societe Generale Surveillance

Comoros - Cotecna

Congo (Democratic Republic) - Bureau Veritas, Societe Generale Surveillance

Cote d'Ivoire - Bureau Veritas, Cotecna

Ecuador - Cotecna, Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Ethiopia - Societe Generale Surveillance

Ghana - Bureau Veritas, Cotecna

Guinea - Societe Generale Surveillance

India - Inspectorate America Corp.

India (Secondary Steel) - Societe Generale Surveillance, Inspectorate America Corp.

Indonesia (Waste and Used Equipment) - Societe Generale Surveillance

Iran - Bureau Veritas, Intertek Testing, Inspectorate America Corp.

Iran (Voluntary Trade Facilitation Program) - Inspectorate America Corp.

Kenya - Cotecna, Bureau Veritas, Intertek Testing

Kuwait - Intertek Testing

Liberia - Bureau Veritas

Madagascar - Bureau Veritas, Societe Generale Surveillance

Malawi - Societe Generale Surveillance

Mali - Societe Generale Surveillance

Mexico - Bureau Veritas, Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Moldova - Societe Generale Surveillance

Mauritania - Societe Generale Surveillance

Mozambique - Intertek Testing

Niger - Cotecna

Nigeria - Intertek Testing, Cotecna, Societe Generale Surveillance

Peru - Bureau Veritas, Cotecna, Societe Generale Surveillance

Russia (GOST Certification Services) - Inspectorate America Corp.

Rwanda - Intertek Testing

Saudi Arabia - Intertek Testing

Senegal - Cotecna

Sierra Leone - Bureau Veritas

Tanzania – Cotecna, Bureau Veritas

Togo - Cotecna

Uzbekistan - Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Venezuela - Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Zanzibar - Societe Generale Surveillance

Zimbabwe – Bureau Veritas

Inspection Companies

Bureau Veritas - 305/436.1215, http://verigates.bureauveritas.com

Cotecna - 703/814-4000, http://www.cotecna.com

Societe Generale Surveillance - SGS - 212/482-8700, http://www.sgs.com

Intertek Testing Service - 305/513-3000, http://www.intertek.com

Inspectorate America Corp. - 305/599-1124, http://www.inspectorate.com

Control Union Inspection Inc. - 504/227-2025, http://www.controlunion.com


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