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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 (5) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Simplified declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection by RICA  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain good exit note  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Physical verification (and sampling where necessary)
(last modified: 07/07/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Customs Service Department - Rubavu (Poids Lourds)

P. O. Box 3987, Northern Province
Tel: +250 788 185 500 / 3004
Email: customs@rra.gov.rw
Website: http://www.rra.gov.rw/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customs - Rubavu (Poids Lourds)

Mon: 06:00, 22:00
Tue: 06:00, 22:00
Wed: 06:00, 22:00
Thu: 06:00, 22:00
Fri: 06:00, 22:00
Sat: 06:00, 22:00
Sun: 06:00, 22:00

Person in charge

RICA officer

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
of the importer

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. Law N° 31/2017 of 25/07/2017 establishing Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority and determining its mission, organisation and functioning
Law N° 31/2017 of 25/07/2017 establishing Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority and determining its mission, organisation and functioning
Article 6

Additional information

Once the RICA Inspection Officer has checked the consignment and import documents, he / she signs and puts a stamp on the declaration document and validates in the electronic single window.
If a product from an EAC country is new on the market and doesn't have a standardisation mark permit, it is put under seal and and a sample is sent to RICA headquarters for testing.
During the testing process, the consignment will remain in Magerwa or at importer's warehouses and will only be released if found complying. Goods found not complying shall be rejected and detained. Importer may be allowed to re-export or destroy the consignment, under supervision of a Revenue Investigation and Enforcement Department officer.

Recourse: Customs Service Department - Gikondo Office

Entity in charge

Customs Service Department - Gikondo Office

KK 532 St P.O Box 3987 Kigali, Kigali
Tel: +250 788 185 712
Email: customs@rra.gov.rw
Website: www.rra.gov.rw
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

WAREHOUSE A (MAGERWA - GIKONDO)

Mon: 07:00 - 00:00
Tue: 07:00 - 00:00
Wed: 07:00 - 00:00
Thu: 07:00 - 00:00
Fri: 07:00 - 00:00
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00

Person in charge

Liberatha Umurangamirwa

Quality Inspection Supervisor - RICA
Tel: +250 788 542 614
Email: gamirwa@yahoo.fr
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