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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (4)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Prime Economic Zone Secretariat (x 2)
1 2
Prime Economic Zone Secretariat
Rwanda Development Board (x 9)
Rwanda Development Board
Environmental Impact Assessment Experts
6
Environmental Impact Assessment Experts
National Bank of Rwanda
10
National Bank of Rwanda

What you will get (3)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
9
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
Signed conditions of approval
9
Signed conditions of approval
SEZ user license
17

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Proof of identity (x 2)
3 9
Proof of identity
Online application
3
Online application
Project brief
3
Project brief
Panoramic view
3
Panoramic view
Perspective and site layout plans
3
Perspective and site layout plans
Land ownership
3
Land ownership
Location maps
3
Location maps
EIA study report
7
EIA study report
Deposit slip
10
Deposit slip
Payment receipt (BNR)
11
Payment receipt (BNR)
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
11
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
Application letter for construction permit
11
Application letter for construction permit
Project implementation plan
11
Project implementation plan
Environmental management plan.
11
Environmental management plan.
Deed plan
11
Deed plan
Project brief for construction permit
11
Project brief for construction permit
Two Perspectives vis a vis surroundings
11
Two Perspectives vis a vis surroundings
Topographic map
11
Topographic map
Architectural layout drawings
11
Architectural layout drawings
Water, plumbing and drainage drawings and details
11
 Water, plumbing and drainage drawings and details
General arrangement of artificial ventilation
11
General arrangement of artificial ventilation
Electrical, mechanical or fibre optical installation layout details
11
 Electrical, mechanical or fibre optical  installation layout details
Structural drawings, layout and details, including bar bending schedule and structural calculations
11
Structural drawings, layout and details, including bar bending schedule and structural calculations
Bills of quantity
11
Bills of quantity
Soil test results
11
Soil test results
Safety measure plan (Fire Management)
11
Safety measure plan (Fire Management)
Appointment
12
Appointment
Application letter
13
Application letter
Construction permit
13
Construction permit
Application form for a Zone user license
16
Application form for a Zone user license
Certificate of domestic company registration
16
Certificate of domestic company registration
Memorandum of association
16
Memorandum of association
Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO
16
Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO
Resolution granting signing
16
Resolution granting signing
List of shareholders with respective shareholding
16
List of shareholders with respective shareholding
Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone
16
Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone
Business plan
16
Business plan
Representatives
Power of attorney
9
Power of attorney
Proof of identity
9
Proof of identity

How much?

Cost of the procedure  RWF  60,000

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

RWF 60,000
fee for construction permit

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4 d 28 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 10mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 35mn 8h. 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4 d 28 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
General guidelines and procrdure for environment impact assessment General guidelines and procedure for environment impact assesment
  Article 2
Ministerial order No. 003/2008 of 15/08/2008 relating to the requirements and procedures for environ Ministerial order n°003/2008 of 15/08/2008 relating to the requirements and procedure for invironmental impact assessment
  articles 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Ministerial Order N°004 establishing the list of works, activities and projects that have to undertake  an environment impact assessment Ministerial Order N°004 establishing the list of works, activities and projects that have to undertake an environment impact assessment
  articles 2, 4 and annex
Organic law No. 04/2005 of08/04/2005 determining the modalities of protection, conservation and prom Organic law No. 04/2005 of 08/04/2005
  articles 67, 69, 70
Regulation No. 03/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Special Economic Zones Users Regulation No. 03/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Special Economic Zones Users
  articles 3 & 4, 3&4
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