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Register as an exporter with Uganda Export Promotion Board  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain exporter registration with Ministry of Agriculture  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter on the crop portal  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain quality mark permit online  (14) expand_more expand_less
Register with the Uganda Tea Exporters Association  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain electronic phytosanitary certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (4) expand_more expand_less
Contract a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Consignment clearance inland  (3) expand_more expand_less
Physical release at Malaba  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 13 expand_more expand_less

Uganda Export Promotion Board (x 2)
Department of crop inspection and certification (x 8)
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (x 2)
E single window online (x 4)
Commercial Bank (x 2)
Uganda Tea Association (x 3)
Uganda Tea Association
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Online Certification Portal
Uganda Revenue Authority Tower (x 2)
Uganda Revenue Authority Field office
Clearing agent
Uganda Revenue Authority Katuna border
Uganda Revenue Authority Malaba

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

Letter of registration
MAAIF final audit report
Export number
Quality mark permit
E-phytosanitary certificate
EAC certificate of origin
Stamped certificate of origin
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for exporter registration
Certificate of incorporation (x 3)
Form 20 (notification and appointment of secretary and director of company)
National identity card (x 4)
Application letter for exporter registration with MAAIF
Contract with out growers
UEPB letter of registration
Agreement with packhouse
CV of the agronomist
Training certificate (x 2)
Quality control management system
Pest management system
Waste disposal mechanism
Traceability procedure
Farmers schedule
Farm records
Plant protection equipment
Application letter for e registration
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
Recommendation letter from an existing tea exporter
Import permit (x 2)
Packing list (x 4)
ASYCUDA world user registration application
Commercial invoice
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Invoice for the consignment
Quality certificate
UCDA sales contract
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of fumigation
International veterinary health certificate
Fish export certificate
Permission to export timber
Release order

Estimated cost UGX  2,305,000 +USD  50

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UGX 250,000
for distances within 80km of the UNBS office.
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
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UGX 1,000,000
Membership fees
UGX 0 -
UGX  2.5 per Kilogram
Per kilogram produced
UGX 5,000
For phytosanitary certificate
USD 50
This is an estimate cost per container

Total Duration 35d - 164d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 35d 164d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 55mn 6h.
Attention at counter: 2d 3d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 32d 160d

Laws 11 expand_more expand_less

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
  articles Rule 17, Rule 17(1)
Plant Protection and Health Act, 2015 Plant Protection and Health Act, 2015
  Sections 22, 23, 26
The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010 The East African community community customs management regulations, 2010
  Section  88-89
UEPB ACT Uganda Export Promotion Board Act
  Section  5
Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act
  Sections 4, 13, 14, 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
UNBS use of distinctive Mark regulations 2018 UNBS use of distinctive Mark regulations 2018
  Article Rule 3
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