Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
15 July 2010 
Publication where the measure is specified
Official Gazette no 35 bis of 30/08/2010 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Ministerial Order N°004/16.01 Of 15/07/2010 Governing The Importation And Exportation Of Wild Animals 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
This Order governs the importation and exportation of wild animals. 
Coded list of objectives
X: For purposes n.e.s. 
Description of the measure
Any importation of animal species shall be subject to an importation license issued by Rwanda Environment Management Authority.

Imported animal species should be accompanied with a health certificate issued by their Country of origin. Otherwise, they shall be considered as contaminated and provisions of Article 6 shall be applicable. 
Reference of the measure
Art 5 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
0102 Live bovine animals. Yes Wild animals    
0103 Live swine. Yes Wild animals    
0106 Other live animals. Yes Wild animals    
Animal species 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world    
All countries