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Steps (3) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain export permit  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (x 3)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Export permit for live fish
Export permit for chank
Export permit for lobsters
Export permit for chichoriousramosus

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form to export live fish
Business registration certificate (certificate of incorporation)
Articles of association
License to operate fish processing establishment
TIN certificate
VAT certificate
Payment receipt (DFAR)


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Total Duration 35mn - 2d   expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 35mn 2d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d 1/2

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

Fisheries and aquatic resources Act No. 2 of 1996 Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act No. 2 of 1996
Extraordinary Gazette No. 2023/51 Fisheries Extraordinary Gazette of 2017 No. 2023/51
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