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Steps (31) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an exporter with Uganda Export Promotion Board  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain exporter registration  (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  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 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)
Commercial Bank (x 2)
Uganda Tea Association (x 3)
Uganda Tea Association
Uganda Revenue Authority Field office

Results 7 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

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)
Trading licence
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
Packing list (x 2)
Commercial invoice
Certificate of origin

Estimated cost UGX  2,305,000

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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
UGX 1,000,000
Membership fees
UGX 0 -
UGX  2.5 per Kilogram
Per kilogram produced
UGX 5,000
For phytosanitary certificate

Total Duration 32 d - 161 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 32 d 161 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 30mn 4h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 14h. 21h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 32 d 159 d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

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
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
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