Payment receipt (original)
Application letter -TM (original)
addressed to the registrar general
Application form (trade mark) (original)
duly filled and signed
Reproduction of the mark (Simple copy)
not exceeding 8cm of height and 10cm with 4 specimens
Certificate of domestic company registration (Simple copy)
or certificate of incorporation from the country of origin if the company is foreign in which case the copy must be notarized
In addition, for an authorized representative
Proof of identity (original + Simple copy)
of the authorized representative (passport or national ID)
Power of attorney (an authentic copy)
Attention at counter:
Min. 10mn - Max. 20mn
Waiting time until next step:
Min. 90 days - Max. 178 days
Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
articles 142, 143, 144
Applicants who do not reside in Rwanda must be represented by an authorized industrial property agent in Rwanda.
The registration officer will inform the client by telephone and/or email when the registration certificate is ready. Additional information may be requested in the meantime.
Who certified this information ?
Balise RUHIMA, Division Manager, Intellectual Property,