How to Apply for Certificate of Registration of Importers of Milk and Milk Product In Uganda

Apply for Certificate of Registration of Importers of Milk and Milk Product In Uganda By Yourself

  1. Make sure you have all the documents required and the recommended fee for licences and go to Dairy Development Authority
  2. Visit the desk of service and make an appointment for the application form. Go through the instructions carefully, and then fill it in precisely : application from
  3. Attach all required documents and then submit the fill-in form to the officer in charge who will check and then process them.
  4. If all the details are in order , you will receive the license within 3 days of paying the licence cost.

Required Documents For Apply for Certificate of Registration of Importers of Milk and Milk Product

  1. Certificate of Origin.
  2. Distribution plan.
  3. Tonnage of total imports to be made per consignment.
  4. A veterinary certificate of no objection issued by the Ministry of Livestock that is the parent organization.

Office Locations and Contacts

Dairy Development Authority
Phone: +256 414343901/3
Physical Address Physical Address: 1 Kafu Road
Address for Postal Delivery: P.O.Box 34006, Kampala, Uganda
Jurisdiction: National
Email Address:
Website: DDA
Operating hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm (excluding the public holidays and weekends)
Instructions for Getting There: View Directions


All traders in the business of milk, who wish to import milk from Uganda


Fees for licences and renewal licence costs

  • 2,000,000 UGX


  • The license is valid for one year.

Documents to Utilize

Processing Time

  • 3 working days


  • When it comes time to clear to get into the country, the importers of milk and products made from milk must have an official quality certificate that has been issued by an authority that is competent from the country of the country of.

Requirements Information

  1. Name of the person who is applying
  2. Address of the applicant’s address
  3. Directors names, company name, address
  4. The location of the premises
  5. The volume of milk or milk product to be imported
  6. The signature of the person applying

Documentation is needed

  • The purpose of the certificate/licence is to guarantee milk importer conformity and compliance with milk standards as well as regulations set out by the authority responsible for dairy development in Uganda.

Information that can be useful

A role for the Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

  1. Registers and permits milk traders, transporters , and processors.
  2. Provides advice and inspections on the standards for handling procedures during processing and trading of milk.
  3. Helps to form and register dairy farmer associations.
  4. Carries out various activities for development of dairy farms like the education of dairy farmers in different aspects e.g. dairy management of cattle, hygienic milk processing and handling, and in farm business, including the recording of records.
  5. Carries out and participates in general campaigns that promote the consumption of milk in Uganda
  6. Researches and collects information on the production of milk processing, marketing, and processing.
  7. acts acting as an arbitrator all disputes between different parties involved in the chain of dairy production.
  8. Facilitates coordination and effective implementation of policies from the government related to the dairy industry.

External Links

(Dairy Development Authority)




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