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Obtain licence to trade in agricultural produce  (4) expand_more expand_less
Import permit for fruits and vegetables  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain clearance of goods  (4) expand_more expand_less
Release of goods at the border  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for licence to trade
(last modified: 14/12/2022)

Contact details

Entity in charge

One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre (OBFC)

Kingsway Road LNDC Phase II 1st floor, Maseru 100
Tel: +266 223 246 67
Website: www.obfc.org.ls

Unit in charge

Marketing Section

Mon: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30

Person in charge

Ntlaloe Mokhothoane

Marketing Assistant
Tel: +266 585 895 22 / +266 625 895 22
Email: mr.ntlaloe@gmail.com

Expected results

Payment advice

Requirements

1. Application form for Agricultural trading licence
Application form for Agricultural trading licence (original)
2. Letter from a village Chief
Letter from a village Chief (simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bank statement (simple copy)
Of at-least LSL 5000 for individuals and LSL 10,000 for foreigners in a local bank
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (simple copy)
For companies
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity document -certified (simple copy)
For individuals
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Health Certificate

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  30mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Agricultural Marketing Trading regulations 1974
Agricultural Marketing Trading regulations 1974
Sections 3, 41stand2ndschedule

Recourse: Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

LNDC Building, Block B Box 24, No. 80 Constitution Road, Maseru
Tel: +266 223 227 41 / +266 800 101 00
Email: lereko.masupha@gov.ls
Website: https://www.gov.ls

Unit in charge

Department of marketing

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Mrs. Nothembile Nobala

Senior Marketing officer
Tel: +266 223 139 72 / +266 588 639 14
Email: nothembile.nobala@gov.ls
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