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PVoC Key documents


What is PVoC?

PVoC is an inspection and verification program 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.

For more information, please contact:

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



Attachements

UNBS Inspection and Clearance of Imports Regulations, 2021  [ 312 KB ]
Legal Notice for compulsory standards of December 2020  [ 1.6 MB ]
CONTACTS FOR APPOINTED PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR GENERAL GOODS UGANDA LIASON OFFICES  [ 52 KB ]
PVoC Manual March 2021  [ 618 KB ]
PVoc Brochure  [ 4.9 MB ]
PROCEDURE FOR CERTIFYING GROUPAGE CONSOLIDATED CARGO MARCH 2019  [ 1.4 MB ]
APPOINTED PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS AS OF JUNE 2019  [ 74 KB ]
SCHEDULE OF COMPULSORY UGANDA STANDARDS 30 JUNE 2020  [ 2.2 MB ]
SCHEDULE OF COMPULSORY UGANDA STANDARDS 30 DECEMBER 2020  [ 2.5 MB ]