of the importer
Import permit - animal products (original)
Certificate of veterinary inspection (original)
Waiting time in queue:
Attention at counter:
- Max. 30mn
Law N° 31/2017 of 25/07/2017 establishing Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority and determining its mission, organisation and functioning
Law nº 54/2008 of 10/09/2008 determining the prevention and fight against contagious diseases for domestic animals in Rwanda
articles 70, 141-157
For meat and fish products, frozen or chilled, it shall be attested that they have not been treated with any chemical product harmful to human health such as formalin, etc.
The RICA representative checks whether the consignment is still in good conditions and if it is accompanied with all necessary authorisations / permits.
Once verifications are complete and successful, the RICA representative approves the goods release in the Electronic single Window; therefore informing the customs that the consignment clearance can proceed.
In case the consignment or related documents do not comply with import permit specifications, the consignment will be intercepted and taken into quarantine for further testing, or may be re-exported or destroyed on the expenses of the importer.