Algeria shipments: Tax Identification Number



Dear customer,



Further to Customs Circular No. 1179 / DGD / SP / D081 / 2015 issued by Algerian Customs related to the Tax Identification Number (Referred to as NIF), it is now mandatory to include this reference in all cargo manifests (Import & Export). In this respect, we kindly ask you to include this reference in the bill of lading instructions and other transport documents. The above mentioned Circular will be effective on September 1 st 2015, therefore, please make all the necessary arrangements to avoid any delay once cargo arrives at Algerian discharge ports (for imports) or at loading stage (for exports). Please contact your local office in case you have any questions or require clarification.


Yours sincerely,
Customer Service
Safmarine India