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Procedure NameSanitary Inspection requirement for Fish destined for export out of Zambia
Description

Category

Sanitary Inspection requirement for Fish destined for export out of Zambia

Responsible Agency       

Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock 

Address:  The Permanent Secretary

                  Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock.

                  Mulungushi House

                  P O Box 50060

                  Lusaka

Email: info@mfl.gov.zm

Legal base of the Procedure

 The Fisheries Act, 2011

Fee  

 

Import Permit: ZMW 52.50 Validity: 30 Days

 

 

Required Documents

No.

Type of information

Note

1

   

 

Process Steps

Step 1

The Departement of Veterinary Services first has to clear the fish for diseases.

 

Step 2

The Fisheries Departement then checks the fish species for clearance.

 

Step 3

The trader can then apply for an export permit for fish from the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock.

 

Step 4

The trader must make a request for product exportation status from the receiving officer. If the product exportation is approved, the receiving officer then issues an application form.

 

Step 5

The Trader completes and submits an application form along with the relevant supporting documents. 

Step 6 The approving section processes the application and approves it. 
Step 7 The applicant pays the processing fee and is issued with a receipt.
Step 8 The issuing section processes the application and issues the Export Permit.
Step 9 A copy of the permit and related information are kept for record-keeping.
Step 10 The applicant may proceed with the next steps to export the goods. 

Export Permit

CategoryExport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application for a fisheries and livestock Export Permit08-11-201918-02-2020Ministry of Fisheries and LivestockThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Sanitary Inspection requirement for fish destined for export out of ZambiaInspection RequirementMinistry of Fisheries and Livestock(Department of Fisheries)Any fish or fish product being exported out of Zambia may be inspected to determine whether the consignment is sanitary compliant.Any fish or fish product may be inspected to determine sanitary compliance.The Fisheries Act, 201109-09-9999Good