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Steps (9) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain plant importation permit  (2) expand_more expand_less
Contracting a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
RALIS inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain goods exit note  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 4 expand_more expand_less

Rwanda Agriculture and Livestock Inspection and Certification Services (RALIS)
Clearing agent
Bank
Customs Service Department - Gikondo Office (x 4)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Plant importation permit
Exit note - IM

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Invoice - plant import (x 2)
Packing list
Certificate of analysis - import
Certificate of domestic company registration
Packing list
Certificate of origin
Plant importation permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate - import (x 2)
Assessment notice for import declaration
Payment confirmation - import declaration

Cost RWF  3,000 expand_more expand_less

This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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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/
+ VAT
RWF 3,000
processing fee
RWF 0
for raw materials imported from outside EAC
RWF 0 -
18 %
VAT rate is applied on CIF + import duty + storage fee

Total Duration 1 d - 3 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 3 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 1h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 10mn 3h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 2 d

Laws 7 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
  Sections 147, 148
Law N° 16/2016 du 10/05/2016 on plant health protection in Rwanda Law N° 16/2016 du 10/05/2016 on plant health protection in Rwanda
  articles 3-24, 3
Procedure for importing seed/plant materials into Rwanda Procedure for importing seed/plant materials into Rwanda
RALIS portal user guide RALIS portal user guide
Regional local clearing tariff Regional local clearing tariff
The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Article 39-56
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