Import Clearance Procedure

  • Import Clearance Procedure

    Import Clearance Procedure

    Kampala Customs Business Center of Uganda Revenue Authority, is a one-stop shop for Customs transactions where the control of declarations is based on the Risk Management and is done electronically under the ASYCUDA++. Imports into the country are kept in a licensed customs area pending Customs Clearance.URA has basically four (4) import regimes.
    IM4 – Direct Import for Home use
    IM5 – Temporary Import
    IM6 – Re-Import
    IM7 – Customs Warehousing

    Procedures
    • Importer appoints a Customs Agent and hands him all related documents.
    • The appointed agent prepares an electronic customs declaration (Single Administrative Document – SAD) at any Direct Trader Input (DTI) center.
    • A printout is generated and payment must be made in the authorized bank.
    Documents to attach
    • – Profoma invoice
    • – Commercial invoice (mandatory)
    • – Insurance certificates (where applicable)
    • – Freight invoices (where applicable)
    • – Sales Contract/Agreement (where applicable)
    • – Certificate of Origin (for preferential rate, it is mandatory)
    • -Shipment documents e.g.
    • • Bill of Lading (mandatory)
    • • Airway Bill (mandatory)
    • • Railway Consignment Note (mandatory)
    • – Export documents where applicable e.g.
    • • Export entry —- South Africa
    • • Shipping Bills —India
    • • Form E —- Pakistan
    • – Payment documents – Cash (Telegraphic Transfer – T/T)
    • • Letter of Credit
    • • Bill of Exchange.
    • – Others.
    • • Fumigation Certificate – used cloth and shoes
    • • Phytosanitary Certificates – for plants, seeds, soil, timber, agro chemicals, etc
    • -Permits for restricted (regulated) goods

    DaksCouriers Limited is a trusted and reliable clearing agent in Uganda. We always deliver to satisfaction. Why go through the stress involved in clearing your imports and exports yet there is a simpler way in using us.

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