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PVoC Key documents


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]

 Categories Of Goods Covered Under PVoC    [196 KB]

 APPOINTED PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS EFFECTIVE 1ST JUNE 2019 [86 KB]    

 PVoC Service Providers Uganda Liason Offices as 01 october 2019 [74 KB]

 PUBLIC NOTICE TO IMPORTERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC  PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS JUNE 2019 [92 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 CERTIFYING GROUPAGE CONSOLIDATED CARGO MARCH 2019     [130 KB] 

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

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

 PVoC Manual 2019    [907 KB]    

 Schedule of Compulsory Uganda standards as at 31 March 2019

 

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 ]
APPOINTED PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS AS OF JUNE 2019  [ 84 KB ]
Categories Of Goods Covered Under PVoC  [ 196 KB ]
CONTACT DETAILS FOR PVOC DESK  [ 175 KB ]
EAA_Country_Contacts  [ 185 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 CERTIFYING GROUPAGE CONSOLIDATED CARGO MARCH 2019  [ 1.4 MB ]
PUBLIC NOTICE TO IMPORTERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC PVOC SERVICE PROVIDERS JUNE 2019  [ 92 KB ]
PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO IMPORTERS OF MARITIME CONSIGNMENTS WITHIN EAC  [ 262 KB ]
PUBLIC-NOTICE-TO-MV-IMPORTERS-MAY-2018  [ 144 KB ]
PVoC Manual 2019  [ 916 KB ]
PVoC-Service-Providers-Uganda-Liason-Offices  [ 74 KB ]
SGS-GIS-PCA-Contacts-Worldwide  [ 212 KB ]
TUV-global-contacts  [ 8.9 MB ]