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Steps (21) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain quality mark permit online  (14) expand_more expand_less
Obtain COMESA certificate of origin  (2) expand_more expand_less
Contract a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Consignment clearance inland  (3) expand_more expand_less
Physical release at Mpondwe  (1) expand_more expand_less
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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (x 2)
Commercial Bank (x 2)
Clearing agent
Bonded warehouse
Uganda Revenue Authority offices at Crested towers
Uganda Revenue Authority Mpondwe border

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Quality mark permit
COMESA certificate of origin
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Process flow chart
List of raw materials
Quality control checking schedule
Certification contract
Product label
Product test reports
Notice of audit fees
URA payment registration slip
URA payment registration slip (x 3)
UNBS Certificate of analysis
Notice of permit fees
Commercial invoice
Packing list (x 3)
Invoice for the consignment
Certificate of origin
Quality certificate
UCDA sales contract
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of fumigation
International veterinary health certificate
Fish export certificate
URA etax receipt
Release order

Cost UGX  1,300,000 + USD  50 expand_more expand_less

This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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UGX 250,000
for distances within 80km of the UNBS office.
UGX 0
https://www.unbs.go.ug/eservices.php?pg=testing_fees
UGX 250,000
Depending on the distance from the UNBS headquarter or the regional office serving the client.
UGX 800,000
UGX 0 -
UGX  0 per goods-value
Click here for actual cost. https://www.unbs.go.ug/eservices.php?pg=testing_fees
USD 50
This is an estimate cost per container

Total Duration 13 d - 113 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 13 d 113 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 50mn 1h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 5mn 11h. 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 13 d 112 d

Laws 10 expand_more expand_less

COMESA (Manual) Protocol on Rules of Origin COMESA (Manual) Protocol on Rules of Origin
COMESA RULES COMESA RULES
EAC Customs Management Act 2004 EAC Customs Management Act 2004
  Sections 15 (3), 73-75, 89, 147, 148
EAC Customs Union (Rules of Origin) 2015 EAC Customs Union (Rules of Origin) 2015
  Article Rule 17(1)
The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010 The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010
  Section  88-89
Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act
  Sections 4, 20, 21
Uganda national Bureau of standards distinctive mark regulations 2018 Uganda national Bureau of standards distinctive mark regulations 2018
  Sections 5, 6 ,  Article Schedule 4
Uganda public finance management Act 2015 Uganda public finance management Act 2015
  Section  30
Uganda Revenue Authority  Act Uganda Revenue Authority Act
  Sections 3, 14
UNBS Certification regulations 1995 UNBS Certification regulations 1995
  Section  4
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