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Uganda - Apply for Pesticide License or Permit

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  1. To obtain a pesticide license you have to visit the office of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries
  2. The applicant should make sure they have most of the documents that are listed under Required Documents section of this page. Some of the documents can be obtained during the process, so please make sure you have all the initial documents that are required for making the application.
  3. After making the application the applicant will be requested to provide a sample of the agricultural chemical for official testing.
  4. If the test results are accepted by the authorities an application form has to be filled in with the necessary information and a payment of 5,000 Ugx fees will be request from the applicant, so the certificate can be issued.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Certificate of an analyst
  • The application shall be accompanied by 5 copies of the label for the agricultural chemical or duly certified copies of it.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

You can visit the office of Ministry of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries.

Phone: +256 414 320 006
Physical Address: Lugard Avenue Entebbe
Postal Address: P.O. Box 102 Entebbe, Uganda
Jurisdiction: National
Email Address: [email protected]
Operating Hours: Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)



Any person who is registered and has premises registered in accordance with the regulations made under Agricultural Chemicals (Control) Act, 2006.


There is an application fee of 3,000 Ugx
License fee is 5,000 Ugx


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

The varies depending on the Product.

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 "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 



  • Required special protective clothing
  • Required chemical sample for testing during the initial stage of application.

Required Information[edit]

  • A certified application dosage and prescribed usage of the agricultural chemical.
  • Information on the technical knowledge of the applicant.
  • Reentry and pre-harvest intervals.
  • Samples of the agricultural chemical for official testing, evaluation and screening.
  • Samples of the technical grade of the agricultural chemical.
  • The corrosive effects of the agricultural chemical.
  • And any other information.


Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information related to obtaining a pesticide license that can be used in Uganda.

Information which might help[edit]

Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry & Fisheries

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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More information which might help people.