Customs Agents license

For agents transacting business relating to declaration or clearance of goods

  • Purpose: For agents transacting business relating to declaration or clearance of goods
  • Application Fees: 50 USD<br>
  • License Fee: 400 USD<br>
  • Maximum Processing Time: 5 Days
  • Related Websites: <a href="https://www.ura.go.ug/">www.ura.go.ug</a>
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Contact Office: <a href="https://www.ura.go.ug/">Uganda Revenue Authority</a>
  • Renewal Fee: 400 USD
  • License Type: License
  • Legal Basis: Customs Regulations 2001
  • <ul><li>A customs agency company/firm whose license is currently suspended or has been revoked need not apply.</li><li>Having no outstanding offense(s).</li><li>Having no unjustifiable outstanding transactions/DPN’s, Outstanding T1s.</li><li>Minimum of two (2) employees per company trained in ASYCUDA World Data capture; and one (1) employee holding a Freight Forwarding Certificate issued by URA.</li><li>Must have an office with sufficient equipment, the physical location (address) of which must be indicated in the application form for verification.</li><li>Payment of license fee of US $400 (four hundred dollars) on approval of application.</li><li>Proof of affiliation or membership of a “RECOGNIZED” clearing &amp; forwarding Association.</li><li>Recent passport sized photographs of directors and staff duly certified by a Notary Public or a Commissioner for Oaths.</li><li>Renewal of Agency Licenses SHALL be subject to the following;</li><li>Shareholders, Directors and employees must not have an interest in more than one clearing and forwarding company/firm.</li><li>Submission of duly completed application form (C.20) after payment of application fee of US$ 50 (Fifty dollars).</li><li>Tenancy agreement for suitable office accommodation valid up to 31st December 2015 or proof of ownership of office accommodation. </li><li>The applicant must be tax compliant in all tax heads, i.e. corporation tax, VAT and income tax for the company itself, the directors, shareholders and employees.</li><li><b>Note:</b> Licenses for non-compliant customs agents/firms will not be renewed.</li></ul>