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Obtain import visa  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application letter for import visa
(last modified: 04/08/2020)

This step can be completed online

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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

5 mn  -  10 mn
1 day  -  2 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Information Management system


Tel: +250 788 890 738
Email: info@rwandafda.gov.rw
Website: https://misptf.moh.gov.rw/

Expected results

Application submitted confirmation email Application submitted confirmation email

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Verification fee payment receipt (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proforma invoice (2 original )
should be stamped originally showing manufacturers name, quantity, full address of exporter company and country of origin
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of compliance to international standards or ISO or CE certificate (original)
issued by certified regulatory body
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of conformity or quality control tests (original)
issued by the manufacturer

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   15mn - Max.   30mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   2 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. Law n° 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 relating to the regulation and inspection of food and pharmaceutical products
Law n° 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 relating to the regulation and inspection of food and pharmaceutical products
articles icle26, 28, 34, 44
3. Law n° 03/2012 of 15/02/2012 governing narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors in Rwanda
Law n° 03/2012 of 15/02/2012 governing narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors in Rwanda
Article icle13
4. Regulations governing control of importation and exportation of pharmaceutical products and medical devices
Regulations governing control of importation and exportation of pharmaceutical products and medical devices
5. FDA Guidelines on requirements and specifications for masks
FDA Guidelines on requirements and specifications for masks
6. FDA Guidelines on requirements and specifications for hand sanitisers
FDA Guidelines on requirements and specifications for hand sanitisers
7. FDA Notice to the public - 20 March 2020
FDA Notice to the public - 20 March 2020

Additional information

Applications can also be submitted per email: info@rwandafda.gov.rw. In this case, the import visa will also be sent to the importer per email.

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

Lazare Ntirenganya

Division Manager Pharmacovigilance and Food Safety Monitoring
Tel: +250 788 771 663
Email: lntirenganya@rwandafda.gov.rw
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