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Procedure NameImport/Export /Transit Permit For Agricultural Products



Import/Export /Transit Permit

Responsible Agency       

Address: Plot No 1A Lot 165 Cnr Masalesikhundleni & Mbhabha Street ManziniP. O. Box 4261, Manzini, Swaziland

Phone: (+268) 2505 5314/5,2505 2648

Email: info@

Legal base of the Procedure

Namboard Act,1985 


 - Animal Feed:(a) Large scale SZL225.00 ,(b) Small Holder (maximum import of 20 bags) SZL100.00

- Popcorn Import; Permit fee SZL100.00

- Yellow Maize :(a) Large scale SZL225.00, (b) Small scale SZL100.00

Required Documents


Type of information



- Trader’s License

- Company details (must provide physical address and contact details of importer and mobile numbers)

- TIN No.(contained within application form)

- For import of grains, an import permit from SEA is required.

- For all animal products, Veterinary Department must issue necessary import permit


Process Steps

Step 1

If you are not registered with Namboard, send your details via Email, Whatsapp of visit Namboard Offices to register

Step 2

The applicant makes a permit request, by either visiting the NAMBoard headquarters, or by telephoning or sending email (informal application)

Step 3

The Issuing Officer processes the application, and with all correct issues the Import Permit for Controlled Commodities 

Step 4

The applicant makes payment on levy or process fees.

Step 5 Send Proof of Payment via email or Whatsapp
Step 6 The applicant collected the permit and may proceed to import the products in accordance to customs formalities and subject to compliance with relevant import requirements
Step 7

A copy of the electronic permit information is retained on the NAMBoard computer system (in addition to copy being held on ASYCUDA).



The following form/s are used in this procedure
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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Import/Export Permit For Agricultural ProductsPermit RequirementNamboardAll traders making a permit application must already be registered with NamBoard, with registration lasting 1-year. Permit application and registration procedures for Importers, Exporters and Transits of all scheduled agricultural products are required to apply and register for the year.Namboard Act,198509-09-1999Good