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Shipping export to Uganda need to pay attention

  • Author:Cynthia
  • Release Date:2018-03-13
UgandaIt is a country in eastern Africa that has formed an East African community with Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. It established a unified economic market in 2010 and will dedicate itself to merging into a unified federal state in East Africa in 2015.
PVOC certification
The Ugandan government stipulates that starting from June 9, 2010, goods exported to Uganda must undergo a pre-shipment conformance inspection (PVOC/COC) and hold the pre-shipment cargo issued by Uganda's National Bureau of Standards (UNBS). Certificate of Conformity.
PVOC certification applicable scope
Toys, electrical and electronic equipment, auto parts and tires, chemicals, mechanical materials and gas appliances, textiles, leather, plastics and rubber products, furniture equipment, paper and documents, safety protection equipment, food and food products, used products, etc.
Uganda Clearance Document
B/L, invoice, packing list, contract, certificate of origin, quality inspection certificate, packaging statement, etc. (documents must be based on the specific product name, import country, etc.)
Importer's obligation to keep documents
According to the "Customs Management Law," in order to facilitate customs taxation on imported goods, importers or their agents must be careful to fill out the declaration of value of goods and other necessary documents. The value declaration form requires the importer or its agent to declare all materials related to imported goods, including: true unit price, total value, quantity, discount, tax refund status, fees, commissions, royalties, etc., and the information to be filled must be true and correct. The cost of raw materials and services provided by the importing party to the exporter, whether it is free of charge or very low, must be reported truthfully.
The Customs also requires the importer or its agent to properly keep the declaration data required by the Customs, including electronic data and other materials requested by the Customs for future reference. The preservation period shall be at least not less than two years from the date of import. If the importer fails to do so as required, the customs authority may impose a fine on the importer and affect the extraction of imported goods.