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Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC)


What is PVoC?

PVoC is an inspection and verification programme carried out on goods by appointed inspection agents in the country of export. Verification of compliance to technical regulations and standards is provided for in Article 5 of the World Organization (WTO) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). PVoC was designed in accordance to the provisions of Article 5 of the TBT Agreement and in compliance with the notification requirements of WTO.

The objective of PVoC is to minimize the risk of unsafe and substandard goods entering Ugandan and protect consumers against dangerous, shoddy and substandard imported products.

 Applicable PVoC Inspection Fees   [179 KB]

 Application form for Supermarkets under PVoC   [576 KB]   

 Categories Of Goods Covered Under PVoC    [196 KB]   

 SGS CONTACTS IN CHINA [502 KB]

 EAA Country Contacts [185 KB]

  FINAL LIST OF GOODS SUBJECT TO PVOC AS OF 19 th march 2019    [451 KB]     

  CONTACT DETAILS FOR PVOC DESK    [175 KB]    

 GOODS EXEMPTED FROM PVOC    [68 KB]  

 Guideline for PVOC exemptions final copy as of january 2019   [509 KB]    

 Imports inspection and clearance Regulations 2018    [4 MB]

 Procedure for handling Consolidated groupage Cargo draft1 Dec 2017     [130 KB] 

 PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO IMPORTERS OF MARITIME CONSIGNMENTS WITHIN EAC     [262 KB]

 PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO-MV-IMPORTERS-MAY-2018    [144 KB]

 PVoC Manual 2017    [907 KB]    

 SCHEDULE OF COMPULSORY UGANDA STANDARDS 31 December 2017    [2 MB]   

 UNBS PVOC Complaint form submitted     [1.1 MB]    

For more information, please contact:

Ms Innocent Namara
PVoC Desk Officer
Tel: +256 414 505 995
Email: innocent.namara@unbs.go.ug



Attachements

Applicable PVoC Inspection Fees  [ 179 KB ]
Application form for Supermarkets under PVoC  [ 576 KB ]
Categories Of Goods Covered Under PVoC  [ 196 KB ]
CONTACT DETAILS FOR PVOC DESK  [ 175 KB ]
EAA_Country_Contacts  [ 185 KB ]
FINAL LIST OF GOODS SUBJECT TO PVOC AS OF 19 th march 2019  [ 451 KB ]
GOODS EXEMPTED FROM PVOC  [ 68 KB ]
guideline for PVOC exemptions final copy as of january 2019  [ 509 KB ]
Imports inspection and clearance Regulations 2018  [ 4 MB ]
Procedure for handling Consolidated groupage Cargo draft1 Dec 2017  [ 130 KB ]
PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO IMPORTERS OF MARITIME CONSIGNMENTS WITHIN EAC  [ 262 KB ]
PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO-MV-IMPORTERS-MAY-2018  [ 144 KB ]
PVoC Manual 2017  [ 907 KB ]
SCHEDULE OF COMPULSORY UGANDA STANDARDS 31 December 2017  [ 2 MB ]
SGS CONTACTS IN CHINA  [ 499 KB ]
UNBS PVOC Complaint form submitted  [ 1.1 MB ]