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Submit application for EPZ user license and pay application fee
(last modified: 27/08/2018)

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

Appointment

Requirements

1. Application letter
Application letter (original)
addressed to CEO RDB and requesting a license to operate under the Export Processing Zone status
2. Application form for EPZ user license
Application form for EPZ user license (original)
duly filled and signed
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment receipt (original)
4. Occupational permit
Occupational permit (Simple copy)
or Premises rental contract
Premises rental contract (Simple copy)
(1) duration should be longer than the duration of the license applied for, (2) premises should surrounded by a fence of at least 2 meters high, (3) premises shall have concrete or cemented floor, (4) offices must have all facilities for customs and other stakeholders
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Pre-feasibility study (Simple copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business plan (Simple copy)

Cost USD  2,500

USD 2,500
Application fee

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max. 5mn
Attention at counter: Min.  10mn - Max.  20mn

Legal justification

1. The East african Community Customs Management Act
The East african Community Customs Management Act
Section tion169 Section 169 stipulates the specific requirements to obtain the EPZ operator status.

Additional information

User should engage in one of following activities: Manufacturing, commercial and service activities for the sole purpose of producing goods or services for export (at least 80 per cent of production).

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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