Wholesale distribution license

Regulate bulky sale of petroleum products.

  • A statement and supporting documents giving particulars of the financial and technical resources available to the applicant to demonstrate the applicant’s ability to carry out properly the operation to which the application refers.
  • Contingency plans for accidents, natural disasters or other emergencies.
  • Description and location of offices, plants or other facilities, amount of investment and operating capital and technologies to be used.
  • Description of safety programmes and equipment and plans for protection of occupational health, industrial safety and the environment during regular operations.
  • Environmental impact assessment in the form and with the information required by the applicable legislation for further processing according to regulation 8.
  • Estimated date of commencement of operations.
  • In the case of an application for a retail license or a license for industrial consumers, proof of legally binding supply contracts with licensed wholesalers.
  • Proof of approval or applications filed for other authorizations required by other Government authorities.
  • Proof of investment certification by Uganda Investment Authority.
  • Proof of ownership of storage facilities , rented or otherwise contracted by the applicant of sufficient installed capacity to maintain working stocks.
  • Proof of payment of the fees prescribed by these Regulations and of deposit for cost of experts according to regulation 12.
  • Proof or binder of insurance for protection against third party liability, including environmental damages.
  • Tax clearance and Tax Identification Number from Uganda Revenue Authority.
The application shall state;
  • The corporate name, registered office address and place where it was incorporated.
  • The names, addresses and qualifications of management personnel to be employed for the operation.
  • Where the body corporate is incorporated outside Uganda, proof of establishment of a place of business in Uganda and of registration as a foreign company in accordance with the Companies Act.
  • Phone:+256 414 320714
  • Physical Address:Plot 21-29 Johnston Road
  • Postal Address:P.O. Box 9, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction:National
  • Email Address:directorate@petroleum.go.ug, communications@petroleum.go.ug
  • Website: http://www.petroleum.go.ug
  • Operating Hours:Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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