Permits

REGULATORY DIVISION(INSPECTORATE)

 

This function is enabled by the Import and Export of scheduled agricultural products regulation notice No. 8 (Amendments) effective 1st June 2013.  It governs the local trade of agricultural produce to ensure that the country has enough food security, and local farmers have satisfactory market share for their produce.

Permits

Permit application and registration procedures for Importers, Exporters and Transits of all scheduled agricultural products are required to apply and register for the year.

ENABLING ACT

Act No.13 of 1985

TYPES OF PERMITS AND VALIDITY

TYPE OF PERMIT VALID PERMIT FEE

EXPORT PERMIT

 

Valid for 30 days

 

E 100.00
TRANSIT PERMIT

Valid for 30 days

 

E 250.00
ANIMAL FEED PERMIT

Valid for 30 days

 

LARGER SCALE: E 250.00

SMALL HOLDER (maximum import of 20 bags):E 100.00

POPCORN IMPORT PERMIT

Valid for 30 days

 

E 100.00
YELLOW MAIZE PERMIT

Valid for 30 days

 

LARGE SCALE: E 225.00

SMALL SCALE: E 100.00

MAIZE STARCH PERMIT

Valid for 30 days

 

E 500.00