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Obtain phytosanitary certificate

A phytosanitary certificate is an official document issued by the Rwanda Agriculture and Livestock Inspection and Certification Services (RALIS). It certifies that the plants or plant products covered by the certificate have been inspected according to appropriate procedures and are considered to be free from quarantine pests and that they are considered to conform with the current phytosanitary regulations of the importing country.

Certificate of origin

Certificate of origin refers to a document that attests in which country export goods have been obtained, produced, manufactured or processed. It is necessary to profit from trade agreements, such as existing arrangements with EAC, COMESA or EU countries; that grant to certain export products from Rwanda preferable market access.

Full procedure for export of plants and plant products

This procedure sequentially compiles the licenses, permits and clearance steps to be fulfilled by a registered business owner exporting plants and plant products for the first time out of Rwanda.