Preview & Print


Preview & Print


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Register as an exporter with Uganda Export Promotion Board  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register on E single window  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter on the esingle window portal  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain performance bond  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain coffee export license  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain letter of registration of sales contract  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Quality Certificate and ICO Certificate of origin  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate for coffee  (4) expand_more expand_less
Consignment clearance inland tax exempt  (3) expand_more expand_less
Physical release at Malaba  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 11 expand_more expand_less

Uganda Export Promotion Board (x 2)
Uganda Revenue Authority Tower (x 2)
Insurance Company (x 4)
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) (x 6)
Stanbic bank or Tropical bank
Uganda Coffee Development Authority, UMA Show Grounds (x 4)
Uganda Revenue Authority Field office
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- UCDA office (x 3)
Bonded warehouse
Uganda Revenue Authority Tower
Uganda Revenue Authority Malaba

Results 13 expand_more expand_less

Letter of registration
E-single window user credentials
Membership registration certificate
Perfomance bond
Coffee export License
UCDA sales contract
Container Seal
ICO Certificate of origin
Quality certificate
EAC certificate of origin
Stamped certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for exporter registration
Certificate of incorporation (x 4)
Form 20 (notification and appointment of secretary and director of company)
Trading licence
National identity card (x 4)
ASYCUDA world user registration application
Passport size photograph (x 2)
Application for perfomance bond
Bond proposal forms
Existing Insurance policy
Sales contract
Company profile
Articles and memorandum of association
Company bank statement
Audited books of accounts
Confirmation letter for the use of collateral from directors
Bank deposit slip
Application for coffee export licence
Perfomance bond
Proof of access to a grading facility
Bank deposit slip
Application letter to register sales contract
Application form for preshipment inspection and quality certificate - form 6
UCDA sales contract (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 2)
Packing list (x 5)
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Import permit
Phytosanitary Inspection checklist
Phytosanitary Inspection report
Invoice for the consignment
Quality certificate
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of fumigation
International veterinary health certificate
Fish export certificate
Release order

Estimated cost UGX  1,530,000 + USD  500

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USD 500 -
2 % contract / transaction amount
For the performance bond
UGX 1,500,000
For coffee export license
UGX 25,000
Pre shipment inspection cost estimate paid to an independent inspection firm.
UGX 5,000
For issuance of phytosanitary certificate

Total Duration 7 d - 19 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 7 d 19 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 5mn 5h. 10mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 35mn 8h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 7 d 18 d

Laws 7 expand_more expand_less

EAC Customs Management Act 2004 EAC Customs Management Act 2004
  Sections 15 (3), 73-75, 89, 188, 189
EAC Customs Union (Rules of Origin) 2015 EAC Customs Union (Rules of Origin) 2015
  articles Rule 17, Rule 17(1)
Plant Protection and Health Act, 2015 Plant Protection and Health Act, 2015
  Sections 5, 14, 22, 23, 26
The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010 The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010
  Section  88-89
Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act
  Sections 2nd schedule, 3, 4, 12, 13
Uganda coffee regulations Uganda Coffee Regulations 1994
  Sections 19, 20, 21, 22 ,  articles 1st Schedule, 2nd schedule, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, Regulation 10, Rule 11
UEPB ACT Uganda Export Promotion Board Act
  Section  5
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