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Contracting a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (4) 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 2)
Customs Service Department - Rubavu (La Corniche One Stop Border Post)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Exit confirmation

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Invoice (export) (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Payment confirmation - export declaration
Export declaration

Estimated cost RWF  3,000

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

Cost detail

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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 35mn - 1h. 55mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 35mn 1h. 55mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 25mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 1h. 30mn

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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