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Procedure NameExport Permit for Minerals, Ores or Mineral Products
Description

Category

Export Permit for Mineral Products

Responsible Agency       

Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development

The Permanent Secretary
Address:New Government Complex Building, Nasser Road
               12th & 14th Floor
                P.O Box 31969
                Kamwala,LUSAKA
Email: info@mmmd.gov.zm

The Director
Geological Survey Department
Address:Corner of Government and Nationalist Road
               P.O Box 50135
               Ridgeway,LUSAKA

Phone: +260 211 251557

The Director
Mines and Minerals Department
Address:Government Complex Building, 14th Floor
              P.O Box 31969
              LUSAKA
Phon:+260 211 237306

Legal base of the Procedure

The Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2015

Fee

1. ZMW 225 Application fee 

2. ZMW 525 Mineral Analysis & Valuation Certificate

NOTE:

  • The trader must pay royalties and duties within two weeks of exporting.
  • The trader must be a registered holder of a mining licence, mineral trading permit or a gemstone sale permit, with a legal source of the mineral.

Required Documents

No.

Type of information

Note

1

Export Permit Application Form 

Documents necessary for the application
2 Proof of Payment of Application fee
3 Mineral Analysis/Valuation Form
4 Proof of trading permit, gold panning certificate or mineral processing licence Supporting documents
5 Security clearance by the Zambia Police Force

Process Steps

Step 1

The Applicant submits a sample/s with mineral analysis & valuation certificate and export permit application forms and pays ZMW 525.

Step 2

The Geological Survey Department then receives the application and sample and conducts analysis.

Step 3

The Geological Survey Department then issues the Mineral Analysis Certificate report and a Valuation Certificate.
Step 4

The Geological Survey Department then forwards the Mineral Analysis Certificate report and Valuation Certificate to ZRA. 

Step 5 ZRA reviews the documents received from the Geological Survey Department and checks whether or not the respective applicant has been paying the relevant taxes and royalties.
Step 6 Mineral royalty clearance is then issued by ZRA and forwarded to the Director of Mines (Mines and Minerals Department).
Step 7

The applicant then proceeds to pay ZMW 225 application fee at the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development or designated bank if he/she has been compliant with the law.

Step 8 The Director of Mines (Mines and Minerals Department) then proceeds to prepare the export permit.
Step 9 The applicant proceeds to collect the export permit.

 

                                                       MINISTRY OF MINES AND MINERALS DEVELOPMENT

 

CategoryExport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application for permit to import export mineral, ore or mineral product11-11-201911-11-2019Ministry of Mines and Mineral DevelopmentThis is Dowload File
Application for Mineral Analysis Certificate/Valuation04-03-202004-03-2020Ministry of Mines and Mineral DevelopmentThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Export Permit requirement for Minerals, Ores or Mineral productsPermit RequirementMinistry of Mines and Mineral DevelopmentNo person is allowed to export any minerals, ores or mineral products without a permit issued by the Ministry of Mines and Mineral DevelopmentAnyone seeking to export any minerals, ores or mineral products must apply for a permitThe Mines and Minerals Development Act, 201509-09-9999Good