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Obtain an import license for processed food products  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Bank of Kigali
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Information Management system (x 2)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Import license for food products

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Payment slip
Payment receipt
Proforma invoice
Export permit (from exporting country)
Certificate of origin - import
Bill of lading
Radiation free certificate
Certificate of analysis - import
Phytosanitary certificate - import

Cost

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RWF 0 -
0.8 % free on board

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 2d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 2d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 20mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 2d

Laws 4 expand_more expand_less

FDA Notice to the public - 20 March 2020 FDA Notice to the public - 20 March 2020
FDA Regulation governing service fees, tariff and fines FDA Regulation governing service fees, tariff and fines part 4
Guidelines for importation and exportation of food Guidelines for importation and exportation of food
  articles 1.3.10, 1.1 - 1.4
Law nº 003/2018 of 09/02/2018 establishing Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority and determining its mission, organisation and functioning Law nº 003/2018 of 09/02/2018 establishing Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority and determining its mission, organisation and functioning
  articles 3, 8, 9
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