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Steps (6) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Contracting a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection by FDA  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain good exit note  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Consignment inspection by customs
(last modified: 26/02/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Customs Service Department - Rusizi I Office

P.O BOX 718, Rusizi
Tel: +250 788 185 7 44
Email: customs@rra.gov.rw
Website: http://www.rra.gov.rw/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customs - Rusizi I Office

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

Customs officer

Requirements

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

Legal justification

1. East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised 30th June 2019)
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised 30th June 2019)
Section 41

Additional information

The customs officer verifies if the goods imported are still in good conditions and not expired. He also checks the actual quantity of goods to confirm it matches what's written on the invoice.
The customs officer insures that the actual car number plate, weight, container and seal numbers match the ones written on the declaration note.

This step does not apply to importers classified in the "Gold Card Scheme" and "Authorized Economic Operators" (AEO) program, due to proven compliance with customs regulations. This means that their cargo gets an automatic release while being selected in blue and green lanes.

Recourse: Customs Service Department - Rusizi I Office

Entity in charge

Customs Service Department - Rusizi I Office

P.O BOX 718, Rusizi
Tel: +250 788 185 7 44
Email: customs@rra.gov.rw
Website: http://www.rra.gov.rw/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customs - Rusizi I Office

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

Celestin Gasamaza

Customs Manager Rusizi
Tel: +250 788 185 729
Email: celestin.gasamaza@rra.gov.rw
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