Monthly Archives: October 2016

Online Licensing of Trade Operators

This is one of the greatest achievements for the year 2015/2016. Prior to automation of this process, the licensing exercise was manually done thus operations were cumbersome, time consuming and poorly controlled. Two modules thus have been developed and implemented: Licensing of clearing agencies Automation of licensing module for clearing agencies was done and implemented… Read More »

Enhancement of export control

Initially, control of exited exported cargo was done by export release which is declaration based to make partial removal of export declaration impossible. In this regard, the new development was done to enable partial exit of a consignment to be exited hence exit note has been introduced to export declarations so as to allow partial… Read More »

Implementation electronic Phytosanitary Certificate and Import permits (RALIS)

  Since November 2015, e-Portal for Rwanda Agriculture and Livestock Inspection and Certification Services (RALIS) has gone live. The official launch of the portal took place in August 2016. The portal manages online applications and processing of Phytosanitary certificate and Import permits. After a successful application process for either Phytosanitary Certificate or Import Permit, RALIS… Read More »

ReSW integration with INTERPOL

Since October 2015 the ReSW has been integrated with INTERPOL Database to trace black listed motor vehicles. The control is done at declaration level such that whenever a clearing agent tries to register an entry for the motor vehicle the system checks vis a vis the Interpol database of blacklisted vehicles. In case Customs system… Read More »

e-Certificate of origin

The development of electronic Certificate was done and implementation thereof begun on 13th June 2016. Initially, Certificate of Origin process was done manually where exporters or his/her representatives had to visit Customs offices to acquire hard copies of the certificate of origin after payment of required fees. The process added up the time and cost… Read More »