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Submit application for a designation of a Zone
(last modified: 27/08/2018)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

0 mn  -  5 mn
1 day  -  90 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

Gishushu, Nyarutarama Road , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: +250 252 585 179
Email: info@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw

Unit in charge

Special Economic Zones Authority of Rwanda

Mon: 07:00 - 17:00
Tue: 07:00 - 17:00
Wed: 07:00 - 17:00
Thu: 07:00 - 17:00
Fri: 07:00 - 15:00

Person in charge

Marketing and Business Development Specialist

Marketing and Business Development Specialist

Expected results

Receipt note Receipt note

Requirements

Corporate Documents as applicable to the applicant
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Memorandum of association (Simple copy)
3. Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO
Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO (Simple copy)
4. Resolution granting signing
Resolution granting signing (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of shareholders with respective shareholding (Simple copy)
List should show respective shareholding.
6. Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone
Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone (Simple copy)
(shareholders’ resolution, board resolution, etc.)
Other documents and information required with the application for the designation of a Zone
1. Application form for designation of a Zone
Application form for designation of a Zone (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business plan (Simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Market demand analysis (Simple copy)
Number of Enterprises that will likely become Zone Users during the first 5 years.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Socio-economic welfare and cost-benefit analysis (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Pre-feasibility study (Simple copy)
Including preliminary land use plans, master plan and engineering/ architectural drawings.
Information that should appear in the business plan
1.
Projected effect of the planned Zone on international trade
2.
Effect of the proposed Zone on the establishment or retention of domestic manufacturing
3.
National job-creation and technical-training potential
4.
Degree to which the Zone is positioned to utilize existing national capacity
5.
Extent to which the planned Zone is in proximity to Enterprise clusters
6.
Extent to which the proposed business plan satisfies the requirements of a Zone Investment
7.
Fitness of the site and of any existing on-site infrastructure
8.
Degree to which the proposed land area has access to actual or planned off-site infrastructure
9.
Extent and cost of any proposed population displacement or relocation
10.
Physical expansion potential of the Zone
11.
Physical security measures and construction means
12.
Consistency with economic development and poverty-reduction goals
13.
Views of all Persons likely to be affected by the Zone
14.
Extent to which tenure documents of the subject area establish that the proposed Zone is suitable
15.
Extent to which the proposed Zone can be designed and constructed for multiple Zone Users
in the event the Zone is established for multi purposes
16.
Degree to which the planned site meets the minimum land-area requirements of 5 hectares at least
17.
Extent to which the proposed land area complies with all applicable land use plans
18.
Degree to which Competent Agencies supports the establishment of the proposed Zone
19.
Ability of the country to compete in the international market for targeted Zone activities
20.
Extent to which the planned Zone is in line with the public interest, safety, security and welfare
21.
Statement that the subject land area and Zone planning and construction comply with applicable laws
22.
Anticipated government participation
23.
Any other document or information that SEZAR deems suitable
to protect the public interest, health, safety, and welfare of Rwanda provided such factor is clearly published and applicable to all Zones designations

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.  10mn - Max.  20mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.  1 day - Max.  90 days

Legal justification

1. Regulation N° 04/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Designation of Special Economic Zones in Rwanda
Regulation N° 04/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Designation of Special Economic Zones in Rwanda
Article icle3:ProcedurefortheDesignationofZones

Additional information

Applications may come from either private, public or public-private entities, including SEZAR itself which can decide to establish a Zone based on its own initiative.

SEZAR shall evaluate the degree to which the applicant’s business plan, 10-year market demand analysis and investor forecasts, socio-economic cost-benefit analysis, and pre-feasibility study on the development, operation, and maintenance of the proposed Zone, satisfy the following minimum requirements:
- Economic Rate of Return (ERR) > 0
- Internal Rate of Return (IRR) > 10%
- Business plan including a 10-15 years projection

Within 90 days after the submission of a complete application, after ensuring that the eligibility criteria are met and that serious consideration shall be given to the application; SEZAR shall issue a "preliminary notice for comments" (publication in local media) requesting any entity that may be affected by the proposed Zone to submit comments in the next 10 days.

Recourse: Rwanda Development Board

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

Gishushu, Nyarutarama Road , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: +250 252 585 179
Email: info@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw

Unit in charge

Special Economic Zones Authority of Rwanda

Mon: 07:00 - 17:00
Tue: 07:00 - 17:00
Wed: 07:00 - 17:00
Thu: 07:00 - 17:00
Fri: 07:00 - 15:00

Person in charge

Naphtal Kazoora

Head of Special Economic Zones Authority of Rwanda
Tel: 0788476371
Email: naphtal.kazoora@rdb.rw
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