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Register with Uganda National Chamber of Commerce  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter with Uganda Export Promotion Board  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain coffee export license  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain quality mark permit  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Quality Assurance Certificate for Coffee  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Quality Certificate and ICO Certificate of origin  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of origin  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain consignment clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Uganda National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UNCCI) (x 6)
Uganda Export Promotion Board (x 2)
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) (x 5)
Uganda Revenue Authority Online
Commercial Bank (x 4)
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (x 9)
Uganda Coffee Development Authority, UMA Show Grounds (x 3)
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Uganda Revenue Authority Customs office - Entebbe International Airport (x 2)

Results 10 expand_more expand_less

Member registration certicate
Letter of registration
Coffee export License
Quality mark permit
Quality assurance certificate
Container Seal
ICO Certificate of origin
Quality certificate
Certificate of origin
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Membership application form
Certificate of incorporation (x 5)
Trading licence (x 3)
UNCCI filled membership application form
UEPB Exporter registration information form
Form 20 (notification and appointment of secretary and director of company)
National identity card (x 6)
Application for coffee export licence
Perfomance bond
Proof of access to a grading facility
Passport size photograph
URA payment registration slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip
Application form for Quality Mark
Self assesment checklist
Organisational structure
Process flow chart
Product test equipment
List of raw materials
Quality control checking schedule
CEO declaration and undertaking
Details of technical personnel
Procedure for customer complaint handling
UNBS stamped application form for quality mark
URA payment registration slip
Notification of facility audit
UNBS audit plan
UNBS audit timetable
Technical qualification certificates
Notice of permit fees
Quality assurance application form (x 2)
UNBS payment advice form
Application form for preshipment inspection and quality certificate - form 6
UCDA sales contract
Chamber of commerce and industry certificate
Physical location
Filled non preferential certificate of origin
Proforma Invoice
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Airway bill (x 2)
Certificate of origin
Commercial invoice (x 2)
Deposit slips

Estimated cost UGX  4,395,000 +USD  2,500

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UGX 10,000
For initial UNCCI registration fees
UGX 100,000
For annual ordinary UNCCI membership
UGX 1,500,000
For coffee export license
UGX 250,000
for distances within 200km of the central business district.
UGX 2,500,000
USD 2,500
Bank Charges
UGX 25,000
Pre shipment inspection cost estimate paid to an independent inspection firm.
UGX 10,000
For issuance of a certificate of origin for members of chamber of commerce
USD 0 -
USD  50 per goods-value

Total Duration 47d - 161d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 47d 161d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 35mn 5h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 2d 4d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 45d 156d

Laws 10 expand_more expand_less

EAC Customs Management Act 2004 EAC Customs Management Act 2004
  Sections 41, 73, 145, 146, 188, 189
Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act
  Sections 2nd schedule, 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
UEPB ACT Uganda Export Promotion Board Act
  Section  5
Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act
  Sections 4, 20, 21
Uganda National Chamber of commerce company profile Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry company profile
Uganda public finance management Act 2015 Uganda public finance management Act 2015
  Section  30 ,  Article 30
Uganda Revenue Authority  Act Uganda Revenue Authority Act
  Sections 3, 14
UNBS Act 2008
  Article 102 (b)
UNBS Certification regulations 1995 UNBS Certification regulations 1995
  Section  4
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