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The Rwanda Trade Information Portal is managed by the Rwanda Revenue Authority under the auspices of the National Trade Facilitation Committee

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Steps (7) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Contracting a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 4 expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent
e-Single Window
Transit, export and outstation division (x 4)
Customs Service Department - Rusizi I Office

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

T1 validated for departure (signed and stamped by customs)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Invoice (export) (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Airway bill (RwandAir)
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of origin - coffee
Certificate of quality - coffee
Certificate of origin - tea
Export certificate for animal products
Health certificate for export
Mineral trading license
License (S-Mark)
Certificate of conformity (S-Mark)
Test report (certificate of analysis)
Export certificate - processed food products
Veterinary health certificate - poultry export
Veterinary health certificate - dogs and cats
Export license - pharmaceutical products
Payment confirmation - export declaration
Export declaration

Estimated cost RWF  3,000

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USD 0 -
USD  150 per declaration
The tariff of the clearing agencies handling fees is set by the Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association http://www.adrwanda.com/
RWF 3,000
fee for processing online declaration
RWF 0 -
RWF  2,000 per container
seals are used for containers and box body trucks

Total Duration 25mn - 1h. 35mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 25mn 1h. 35mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 1h. 5mn

Laws 4 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Common External Tariff 2017 East African Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act   East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised 30th June 2019)
  Sections 73 - 75, 75, 105, 147, 148
Regional local clearing tariff Regional local clearing tariff
The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Section  88 - 89
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