Shipment Compliance

Do I Need A Certificate For Exporting To Uganda?

Products subject to the PVoC and requiring a Certificate of Conformity

Yes – if you are shipping regulated products to Uganda you will need a Certificate of Conformity.

Regulated Products

All products covered within the scope of compulsory Ugandan specification and/or general labelling standard are considered as regulated under the Uganda PVoC programme. Products covered but not limited to include:

  • Toys
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Automotive Parts
  • Chemical Products
  • Mechanical material and gas appliances
  • Textiles - only Mosquito Nets
  • Food and Food Products
  • Used Products

Some Products Are Exempt From Certificate of Conformity

A CoC is not required for the following products, however Exporters are advised to verify with UNBS for a full list of Excluded, Prohibited, and Restricted Products.

Excluded, Prohibited, and Restricted Products include but not limited to the below:

  • Drugs
  • Agricultural
  • Unwrought Precious Metals or Precious Stones
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Products without applicable Compulsory Ugandan specification/labelling standards
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