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Register as an importer of food products  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application for registration as a food importer
(last modified: 13/04/2021)

This step can be completed online

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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

5 mn  -  20 mn
7 days  -  15 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority

Nyarutarama Plaza - KG 9 Avenue, Kigali P.O Box 1948
Tel: 9707 / +250 789 193 529
Email: info@rwandafda.gov.rw
Website: https://www.rwandafda.gov.rw/web/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Pharmacovigilance and Food Safety Monitoring

Mon: 07:00 - 17:00
Tue: 07:00 - 17:00
Wed: 07:00 - 17:00
Thu: 07:00 - 17:00
Fri: 07:00 - 15:00

Person in charge

Receptionist

Expected results

Receipt copy of customer registration form

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment receipt (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Customer registration form (original)
filled and signed by the company representative

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   7 days - Max.   15 days

Legal justification

1. 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
2. Guidelines for importation and exportation of food
Guidelines for importation and exportation of food
Article 1.3

Recourse: Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority

Entity in charge

Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority

Nyarutarama Plaza - KG 9 Avenue, Kigali P.O Box 1948
Tel: 9707 / +250 789 193 529
Email: info@rwandafda.gov.rw
Website: https://www.rwandafda.gov.rw/web/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Pharmacovigilance and Food Safety Monitoring

Mon: 07:00 - 17:00
Tue: 07:00 - 17:00
Wed: 07:00 - 17:00
Thu: 07:00 - 17:00
Fri: 07:00 - 15:00

Person in charge

Jose Edouard Munyagaju

Division Manager, Food and Drugs Inspection Compliance
Tel: +250 788 857 525
Email: jmunyagaju@rwandafda.gov.rw
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