Payment slip (BK) (original)
cash, credit cards
Waiting time in queue:
Attention at counter:
Waiting time until next step:
Min. 270 days - Max. 3600 days
Ministerial order n°24 of 17/03/2016 determining fees payable for registration services of intellectual property
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.
After payment, the receipt should be submitted to the IP unit to be transferred to the institution in charge of the substantive examination.
The substantive examination by ARIPO takes at minimum 2 weeks. There is no exact maximum duration as it depends on the complexity of the invention.
Who certified this information ?
Balise RUHIMA, Division Manager, Intellectual Property,