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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person

  1. To apply for a Fish production certificate in Uganda. An applicant,has to make the application in writing to the Chief Fisheries officer in such form A and manner as may be prescribed by the Chief fisheries Officer.
  2. The applicant should then fill in the required details and submit the application form with the required documents. Details of the required documents can be obtained from the ’’ Required Documents’’ of this page.
  3. Some of the details that are required include the following.
    • the particulars and description of the Fish seed production in respect of which the application is made;
    • state in sufficient details-
      • the method to be employed in fish seed production; and
      • the area within which it is proposed that the Fish seed production is to be operated;
    • be accompanied by such fee as the Chief Fisheries officer may prescribe.
  4. The Chief may, before considering an application require the applicant-
    • to satisfy him
      • that the Fish seed production is properly constructed and equipped.
      • that the form and construction of the Fish Seed Production and other equipment intended for use in fish Seed Production are adequate for the purpose of the fishing operation;
    • to supply such other information as he may require to enable him to reach a decision on the application.
  5. Pay the appropriate required fees and submit the receipt to the chief Fisheries Officer.
    • A Fish Seed Production Certificate shall be issued on payment of the fee set out in the Rules and regulation.
  6. Upon processing, the applicant will be issued with the Fish seed production Certificate.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • A valid passport or identity card
  • Vessel / Fishing Craft registration documents
  • Company registration details’
  • hunting pass
  • Fishing equipment details


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. (MAAIF)
Lugard Avenue Entebbe
P.O. Box 102 Entebbe, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 320 006
Email Address: ps@agriculture.go.ug
Email: fishery@imul.com
Website: www.agriculture.go.ug

Department of Fisheries Resources
Plot 29, Lugard Avenue Entebbe
P.O. Box 4 Entebbe
Tel. +256-414-322026
Email: fishery@imul.com
Website: www.agriculture.go.ug

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Eligibility[edit]

  • All Foreigners and Resident of Uganda are Eligible.
  • Foreigner tourist must have a tourist visa.

Fees[edit]

  • Issuance of fish seed production Certificate is contingent upon the payment of a fee.
  • Criteria to determine the amount of fees to be paid to the licensing authorities vary. They relate to the power of the vessel in Uganda.


Validity[edit]

  • The certificate is valid for one year.
  • The certificate will remain valid up to the date stated therein or where no such date is specified up to 31st December of the year in which it is issued

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
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Sample Documents[edit]

SECOND SCHEDULE Rule 11 (2)


THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA FORM A

APPLICATION FOR FISH SEED PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE Name of the Establishment:………………………………………………………………
Size of Establishment (No.of Ponds and Hatcheries)……………
Year of incorporation………………………………………………………………………
District…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Sub-County……………………………………………………………………………………………………
Parish………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Types of species …………………………………………………………………………………
Capacity (number per annum)………………………………………………………
Fish Seed production facility (ponds tanks and other specify)…………………………………
Name of the applicant………………………………………………………………………
Signature …………………………………………………………………
Date…………………………………………………………
(For official Use only) Inspection report/ results ………………………………………………………
Inspection/Recomandation……………………………………………………………
Names and signature of inspector………………………………………… Date ……
Original Applicant. Duplicate: District Fisheries officer Triplicate: Department of fisheries Resources.

THIRD SCHEDULE

Rule 11 (3)


THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

FISH SEED PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE

This is to certify that ……………………………………………………………. Of District…………………. Sub County…………………… meets the requirements for the production, marketing and distribution of fish species …………………………………………………………….. Type quantity/number for a period of one year. Fish paid (shs)……………………………………………….. Chief Fisheries Officer ………………………Date ……………………………………… Original Applicant
Duplicate: District Fisheries officer
Triplicate: Department of fisheries.

Processing Time[edit]

Processing takes 3 months to Six Months.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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Instructions[edit]

A licence, permit, authorization or certificate of registration issued under these Regulations shall not be transferable.

  1. A Fish Seed Production Certificate shall be in the format set out in the rules and regulation.
  2. No person or establishment shall produce and distribute or sell fish seed to fish farmers without a Fish Seed Production Certificate issued by an Aquaculture Inspector.

Required Information[edit]

  • Inspection Report
  • Information on Fish seed production facility.
  • Name of the applicant
  • Inspection recommendation letter
  • Signature
  • Types of species
  • Parish
  • Sub-parish
  • District
  • Year of incorporation
  • Name of establishment.
  • Size of Establishment.


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Need for the Document[edit]

Purpose of this document is Submit application for permission to engage in fishing activities.

Information which might help[edit]

  • A person is required to obtain a valid fishing license prior to fishing in inland waters or transporting fish taken from inland waters. A person is required to keep his/her fishing license with him/her at all times while fishing or transporting fish and must exhibit their license for inspection by any warden, department employee, guide or landowner upon request.
  • No person in Uganda is allowed to export or import a live fish or any other aquatic animal without the permission of the Minister.
  • A person who contravenes a provision of subsection (1) of the fishing Act commits an offence and is liable on conviction or imprisonment for a term of five years or to both such fine and imprisonment and, in addition, the fish or aquatic animal shall be forfeited to the Uganda Government.
  • Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1) of the Fishing Act the Minister has the power, from time to time, export or imports a specialized species of fish or other aquatic animal for the purpose of exchange of fishery information or for research.
  • The Sea Fisheries Act provide Regulations, which state that every vessel intended for fishing to be registered with the Ministry of Fisheries Development and require vessels first to be licensed before they are transferred. They also require Specific requirements are set out for fishing vessels engaged in shrimp trawling.


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.