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Pay for patent registration
(last modified: 4/4/2017)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Bank of Kigali

Plot 6112, Avenue de la Paix , Kigali
Tel: + 250 252 593 100
Tel. 1: + 250 252 573 461, + 250 252 575 504
Email: bk@bk.rw
Website: http://www.bk.rw

Unit in charge

Bank of Kigali (RDB branch)

Mon: 07:00-18:00
Tue: 07:00-18:00
Wed: 07:00-18:00
Thu: 07:00-18:00
Fri: 07:00-18:00

Person in charge

Cashier

Expected results

Payment receipt 01 - Payment receipt

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment slip (BK) (original)

Costs

Cost detail

Hypothesis

RWF 10,000
fee for filing an application for patent with provisional specification formal examination
or  RWF 30,000
fee for filing an application for patent with final specification formal examination
Payment methods: cash, credit cards

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
Article 23
2. Ministerial order n°24 of 17/03/2016 determining fees payable for registration services of intellectual property
Ministerial order n°24 of 17/03/2016 determining fees payable for registration services of intellectual property
Article annex(page74) determining the fees for registration services of an Intellectual Property

Additional information

The prescribed fee can also be paid to RDB account 028146096 (RWF) held at Bank of Kigali.
Applicants outside Rwanda, must go through a local law firm to process payment on their behalf.

Who certified this information ?

Balise RUHIMA, Division Manager, Intellectual Property, 08/07/2016

Recourse: Bank of Kigali

Entity in charge

Bank of Kigali

Plot 6112, Avenue de la Paix , Kigali
Tel: + 250 252 593 100
Tel. 1: + 250 252 573 461, + 250 252 575 504
Email: bk@bk.rw
Website: http://www.bk.rw

Unit in charge

Bank of Kigali (RDB branch)

Mon: 07:00-18:00
Tue: 07:00-18:00
Wed: 07:00-18:00
Thu: 07:00-18:00
Fri: 07:00-18:00

Person in charge

Supervisor

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