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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (1)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Export Processing Zones Authority (x 9)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 10 11
Export Processing Zones Authority

What you will get (3)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
EPZ commercial enterprise licence
7
EPZ commercial enterprise licence
Company PIN Certificate
9
Company PIN Certificate
EPZ code
11
EPZ code

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Investment proposal
1
Investment proposal
EPZ commercial enterprise application form
2
EPZ commercial enterprise application form
Bank Reference letter
2
Bank Reference letter
Letters from potential buyers in the export market
2
Production flow chart
2
Production flow chart
Implementation timetable
2
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
6 8
Certificate of incorporation
Environmental Impact Assessment license
6
Environmental Impact Assessment license
Route sketch
6
Route sketch
PIN certificate
8
PIN certificate
Letter requesting for Export /Import code and VAT exemption
10
EPZ commercial enterprise licence
10
EPZ commercial enterprise licence

How much?

Cost of the procedure  USD  2,500

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 250
For processing of the application
USD 250
Licence application fees.
USD 1,000
For issuance of EPZ enterprise licence
USD 1,000
For the annual EPZ licence

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 16 d 55 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 1h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 16 d 55 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Export Processing Zones (fees) Regulations Export Processing Zones (fees) Regulations
Export processing zones Act Export processing zones Act
  Sections 19, 23
Guidelines for filling EPZ manufacturing application form Guidelines for filling EPZ manufacturing application form
Income Tax Act Income Tax Act
  Sections 4, 132
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