How to Apply for Coffee Transport Licence (Permit) In Uganda

Apply for Coffee Transport Licence (Permit) In Uganda By Online

  1. Coffee Transport Permit can be obtained at the Uganda Coffee Development Authority Head office.
    • The export of coffee is prohibited unless the person has made an application for pre-shipment examination and has been issued an official road or rail permit from the Authority for the coffee being exported.
  2. Complete your application in the form in the manner explained in the Uganda Coffee Development Authority.
  3. Anyone who wishes to transport coffee to be exported is required to get a permit for coffee transport from Uganda Coffee Development Authority under the following conditions:
    • Coffee needs to be processed, handled , and stored in the right conditions to ensure preservation of quality , and is ready for transportation.
    • The transporter must have an authorization certificate from the Uganda Shippers Council.
    • Transporter should be cleared by the Cargo handling section prior to getting the permit.
    • Coffee cargo must be properly packed and placed in a ventilated container.
  4. After filling out the form, complete the form and pay the fee.
  5. Complete the fully filled-in form, along with your check to coffee transportation officer who is in charge of coffee transport.
  6. When you and the Coffee transport officer has confirmed the operation and all the requirements have been satisfied, The Coffee Transport permit will be issued by the Uganda coffee Development Authority where the application was received within 7 days of the date that the application was received by the Authority in the event that there is no rejection.

Required Documents For Apply for Coffee Transport Licence (Permit)

  • Certificate of registration from Uganda Shippers Council.
  • Business-Registration/Registering-a-new-company
  • Profile of the company containing Memorandum as well as Articles of Association,
  • Shareholders and management are set up
  • Letter of confirmation sent by Uganda Registration Services Bureau.
  • Application form that is filled out
  • The exporter has to be registered for the particular year.
  • The contract was registered at the Authority.
  • The quality of the coffee
  • The cost of coffee transportation,
  • The buyer’s identification
  • The destination as well as the shipping information

Office Locations and Contacts

Uganda Coffee Development Authority Head Office
Physical Address Property 35 Jinja Road, Coffee House
The address for the postal envelope is P.O.Box 7267 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 256940 / 312-260470
Email: ucda@ugandacoffee.org Email this Agency
Site: Uganda Coffee Development Authority

Eligibility

Anyone or any business who is interested in transporting coffee for export may be eligible for a coffee transport permit provided that they satisfy the conditions that are set by the Uganda Coffee development Authority.

Fees

The charges payable in respect of the permit for transporting coffee shall be set by the Uganda Shippers Council from time to time and are based on, among other factors the type of transport, dimensions of the cargo and distance.

Validity

  • Validity: As per the time stipulated by the Permit.
  • Validity Per consignment

Examples of Documents

The COFFEE REGULATIONS of 1994. (reg. 22 (1) ).

The COFFEE TRANSPORT Permit.

Permission is hereby granted to…………………….

of P.O. Box ………………………………..District.

Transport by road/rail/air…………..bags of……………kgs……..of ………………….coffee to………………………………….From

Name of Consignee…………………………..

Address destination…………………………

Ultimate destination………………………..

This permit is valid for………………..weeks

From the date of issue………………………

(Official Stamp) Managing Director, UCDA.

This permit needs to be given to the Transport Agent who accepts the consignment. They will fill in the required details in the manner shown below.
To be submitted by Transport Agent
1. Consignment note No. …………………
2. Net weight…………………………..
3. Destination………………………….
4. Consignee……………………………

(Official Stamp) Designation……………………

(Accepting Officer)

Processing Time

Maximum processing time of 24 hours.

Instructions

Anyone who exports coffee in the absence of a valid transportation permit is guilty of an offence.

The Information You Need

  • Name of the applicant
  • Address of the applicant
  • Information on the Quality of Coffee
  • Date
  • The signature of the Transport officer.
  • Information on exporting coffee
  • A description of Coffee
  • Contract No. and Date
  • Contract Specification
  • Transport mode
  • Shipment permit
  • The country where coffee is to be shipped.
  • Number of Inspection Request.

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