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Registration in the importers record

Service description

In order to save time and facilitate the course of procedures for commercial customers, this service allows them to submit the application of registration in the exporters record to GOEIC using the online portal, and it aims at providing a mechanism for the process of submitting such application, which will save time spent on the service.

Place of Service

Head office at Cairo - Branches (6th Of October - Alexandria - Port Said - Suez - Damietta)

Requirements of Service

·         The customer must have an active e-services account on the online portal.

·         The procedure must be completed at the GOEICs headquarters within 15 days as of the date of submitting the application via the portal.

Required documents

First: Registering of Individual Trader in Importers Record:

1.      Completing the registration application signed by the interested party or the official agent (Egyptian nationality) before the competent employee, or validating the signature from an authorized bank in accordance with Article (1) of the Executive Regulation No. 846 of 2017.

2.       An official extract of the registration record from the commercial register (valid and up to date) which includes the address of the main location and activity of import, and the registered capital shall not be less than 500000 L.E (five hundred thousand L.E).

3.       A copy of the tax card with complete data and identical with the data of the commercial register and the original for review, as well as a statement of business size in the last year from the tax report approved by tax authority of an amount of 2000000 Egyptian Pounds (two million L.E).

4.      A certificate from the competent Chamber of Commerce approved by the General Union of the Egyptian Chambers of Commerce which proves practicing trade for two consecutive years prior to the registration application.

5.      For identity verification: Original of National ID number card for review and a copy of it.

6.      For nationality verification: An official extract of birth certificate or the Egyptian nationality card in case of foreign origin.

7.      Completing the acknowledgment of the importers record signed before the competent officer by the interested party or submitted by the authorized agent with the signature of the interested party validated by a bank accredited to the Central Bank of Egypt. 

8.      Submitting import practice certificate of the interested party responsible for importing from one of the Organization training centers or from the Foreign Trade Training Centre (or one of the centers approved by the minister concerned with foreign trade).

Note :

1.      Number of commodity groups is (21 groups) and the importer has the right to register the groups he requests according to the activity of import in the commercial register.

2.      The registration shall be issued for a period of five years and shall be renewed every five years. The registration renewal application shall be submitted within 90 days prior to the end of the registration, or within the 90 days after the end of the registration, but in such case, the payment fee will be doubled to avoid administrative cancellation of registration in the future, if there is no renewal application submitted.

3.      The card must be reviewed before packaging and receiving it.

Prescribed Fees:

·         (50000) L.E (fifty thousand L.E) as insurance payment to be submitted with the registration application.

·         (5000) L.E (five thousand L.E) fee for first time registration and for re-registration.

·         (1000) L.E (one thousand L.E) fee for each commodity group.

·         (500) L.E (five hundred L.E) fee for registration publication.

·         (100) L.E (one hundred L.E) a print out fee.

·         (15) L.E (fifteen L.E) a trade union fee.

Note:

Payment shall be made by a certified check from one of the banks accredited to the Central Bank of Egypt, or a five-year-period and unconditional letter of guarantee

Stamp:

  One L.E (Ninety piasters for stamp and ten piasters as a resources development fee) on the documents in accordance with the Stamp Act

Second: Registering of Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships (Joint and Commandite Companies):

1.      The registration application shall be completed and signed by the interested party before the competent employee or the validation of the signature by the authorized bank or the authorized legal official agent.

2.      An official copy of the company contract in accordance with the latest amendments made to the contract, such contract shall be registered, publicized, and recorded in the commercial register. The last memorandum of association or amendment may be sufficient (as long as it contains a preamble that shows all data required for registration) provided that it is registered, publicized, and consistent with the commercial register.

3.      A recent official extract of the head office registration record in the commercial register showing the activity of import within the purpose of the company, names of the active partners, managers and the person entitled to manage and sign on behalf of the company. The capital of the company shall not be less than 2000000 LE (two million L.E) with 51% of partnersshares owned by Egyptians in addition to submitting the latest budget approved by the taxes authority

4.      The mentioned capital or a deposit certificate from one of the approved banks stating the capital provided by the company.

5.      A copy of the tax report for the year prior to the date of submitting the registration, and this copy shall be approved by the tax authority; stating that the business size is not less than 5000000 L.E (five million L.E), as well as the original copy for review

6.      Managing Director Card

7.      A copy of the companies prospectus in which the limited liability company articles of association and its charter are published, as well as a copy of the publications in which the amendments to the company  contract were made, in order to be consistent with the data of commercial register, provided that the names of the partners belongs to natural persons.

8.      Completing endorsement in the importers record signed by the managing director or the acting partner who is entitled to manage and sign on behalf of the company before the competent employee or validating the signature by an authorized bank

9.      An endorsement of the person entitled to manage and sign by which the authority, supervising the company, certifies indicating that 51% of the shares of the company at least are owned by Egyptians.

10.  The managing director of the company who is responsible for the import shall hold the Egyptian nationality, and if the importer is of foreign origin, then an official extract of the birth certificate for the manager responsible for the import and Egyptian nationality card shall be submitted .

11.  The manager responsible for import and the specialists concerned with the import shall submit an import practice certificate

 Note:

1.      Number of commodity groups is (21 groups) and the importer has the right to register the groups he requests according to the activity of import mentioned in the contract of the company, or companies prospectus and commercial register.

2.      The registration shall be issued for a period of five years and shall be renewed every five years. The registration renewal application shall be submitted within 90 days prior to the end of the registration, or within 90 days after the end of the registration, but in such case, the payment fee will be doubled in order to avoid administrative cancellation of registration in the future if there is no renewal application submitted.

3.      The card shall be reviewed before being packaged and delivered to the interested party or the official agent.

Prescribed Fees     

·         200000 L.E (Two hundred thousand L.E) as insurance payment to be submitted with the registration application.

·         5000 L.E (five thousand L.E) fee for first time registration and for re-registration.

·         1000 L.E (one thousand L.E) (a fee for each commodity group).

·         500 L.E (five hundred L.E) a fee for registration publication.

·         100 L.E (one hundred L.E) a print out fee.

·         15 L.E (fifteen L.E) a trade union fee.

Note:

Payment shall be made by a certified check from one of the banks accredited by the Central Bank of Egypt, or a five-year-period and unconditional letter of guarantee 

Stamps

     One L.E (ninety piasters stamp and ten piasters as a resources development fee) on the documents in accordance with the Stamp Act.

Third: In case of registering Stock companies (Stock Companies - ‎Partnership limited by shares companies)

1.      Completing registration renewal application signed by the chairman of the board or the managing director entitled to sign and manage before the competent employee or validating the signature by an authorized bank or the legal representative under general or special power of attorney.

2.      A copy of the official gazette or the companies prospectus in which memorandum of association and regulation of the company are published, in addition to a copy of each publication in which any amendment to the contract of company or its charter are published, provided that the source capital shall not be less than 5000000 L.E (five million L.E).

3.      A valid and recent extract of the registration record of the company in the commercial register showing the main address of the company and that the activity of import is included in the purpose of the company, the names of board members, managers and persons entitled to manage and sign on behalf of the company and that the capital of the company shall not be less than 5000000 L.E (five million L.E).

4.      A copy of the tax report for the year prior to the registration submission date approved from the tax authority showing that the business size is not less than 5000000 L.E (five million L.E) as well as the original for review.

5.      Card of chairman of the board.

6.      Completing endorsement related to importers record that is signed by the chairman of the board, board member or the managing director who is entitled to sign before the competent employee on behalf of the company or validating the signature by an authorized bank.

7.      An endorsement of the person entitled to manage and sign by which the authority supervising the company certifies that 51% of the shares of the company at least are owned by Egyptians.

8.      The manager responsible for import and the specialists concerned with the import shall submit an import practice certificate.

9.      Notify the GOEIC with any amendment to the commercial register extract or tax card extract within sixty days as of the amendment date.

Note:

·         Number of commodity groups is (21 groups) and the importer has the right to register the groups he requests according to the activity of import in the companies prospectus and the commercial register of the company.

·         The registration shall be issued for a period of five years and shall be renewed every five years. The registration renewal application shall be submitted within 90 days prior to the end of the registration, or within 90 days after the end of the registration, but in such case, the payment fee will be doubled to avoid administrative cancellation of registration in the future if there is no renewal application submitted.

·         The card shall be reviewed before being packaged and delivered to the interested party or the official agent.

Prescribed Fees

·         200000 L.E          (Two hundred thousand L.E) as insurance payment to be submitted with the registration application.

·         5000 L.E              (five thousand L.E) fee for first time registration and for re-registration.

·         1000 L.E              (one thousand L.E) (a fee for each commodity group).

·          500 L.E               (five hundred L.E) a fee for registration publication.

·          100 L.E               (one hundred L.E) a print out fee.

·           15 L.E                (fifteen L.E) a trade union fee.

Note:

Payment shall be made by a certified check from one of the banks accredited by the Central Bank of Egypt, or a five-year-period and unconditional letter of guarantee

Stamp:

     One L.E (ninety piasters for stamp and ten piasters as a resources development fee) on the documents in accordance with the Stamp Act.

Procedures of Service

1.      Providing the required documents in accordance with the Law No.7 of 2017

2.      Checking of documents.

3.      Technical examination of the documents

4.      Financial audit and collection of fees

5.      Giving a temporary number then registering in the books (under a permanent number)

6.      Copying cards

7.      Reviewing cards

8.      Receiving cards

9.      Archiving files

10.  Electronic registration of cards by computer. 

Publish Date 01/11/2017 10:55 AM
Last Update 13/06/2021 01:42 PM
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