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

Togo – Cotecna

Uzbekistan – Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Venezuela – Intertek Testing, Societe Generale Surveillance

Zanzibar – Societe Generale Surveillance

Inspection Companies

Bureau Veritas305/593-7878, http://www.bivac.com

Cotecna703/814-4000, http://www.cotecna.com

Societe Generale Surveillance – SGS212/482-8700, http://www.sgs.com

Intertek Testing Service305/513-3000, 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