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NOTICE TO ALL EXPORTERS, IMPORTERS AND DEALERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES

  28th March , 2024 ,       Hits: 362

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) wishes to inform Importers of Used Motor Vehicles that, it is a Regulatory Requirement to ensure all Used Motor Vehicle come with Certificate of Road Worthiness (CRW) from their Countries of Origin/Export prior to importation into Uganda under the Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVOC) Program. This is meant to ensure that Substandard and Harmful Used Motor Vehicles that may affect the Health and Safety of the Public and the Environment are not imported into the country.

Accordingly, UNBS has contracted services of the following three (3) International Inspection Companies to provide PVOC Services for Used Motor Vehicles for a period of one (1) year effective 02nd April, 2024.

1. AUTO TEIUfflNAL JAPAN LIMITED,

2. QUALITY INSPECTION SERVICES

PAL AUTO GARAGE LTD & AFRICA

         JAPAN

AUTOMOTIVE ANALYSIS LTD,

22 Daikoku Futo, YCC 1608,

JV 1-17-69, Shiohama Kisarazu City,

Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan

Chiba 292-0838, Japan

    Telephone:              +81-45-500-6033,

Telephone:         +81-438-30-7488,

Facsimile number: +81-45-500-6034

Facsimile Number:+81-438-30-7489

Email               rwikisarazu@inspections.jp ac@inspections.jp

    Email:                     infQ@qisjp.com

3. CONSORTIUM OFEAA COMPANY AND EAST AFRICA AUTO TERMINAL

TESTING,

5-5-3 Nishitsuruma, Yamato shi,

Kanagawa ken Japan 242-0005, Japan

    Tel:                  +818077272131

Email address: ayer@eaa-s.jp

As part of UNBS' commitment to ensuring a smooth transition, a grace period up to 01st May, 2024 has been extended to all Importers, Exporters and Dealers of Used Motor Vehicles. During the grace period, the importers, exporters and car dealers may undertake voluntary inspection with any ofthe above Service Providers. All Bill of Lading dates after 01 st May, 2024 will be subject to mandatory PVoC requirements.

After the expiry of the grace period, all Imported Used Motor Vehicles shall be required to have a Valid CRW at the port of entry/clearance into Uganda. In the absence of CRW, the importer will incur a surcharge of 15% CIF value in addition to payment of Destination Inspection fees.

You may obtain further details from UNBS Head Offices on Plot 2-12 By-Pass Link, Bweyogerere, Buto, or from our website: www.unbs.go.ug. You can also contact us on Email: info@unbs.go.ug or pvoc@unbs.go.ug; Tel: 0417 333250

Dated: Wednesda 27th March, 2024