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Procedure NameKimberly Certificate for Import Permit



Responsible Agency       

Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy
Address: Geological Survey and Mines Building

Phone:+268 2404 4330


Legal base of the Procedure

Diamond Act of 2011


 E5000.000 fee

Required Documents


Type of information



Precious Stones/Metals form for application

These are required documents during application

Certificate of Origin
Valuation Report

Process Steps

Step 1

The applicant prepares the application letter

Step 2

The applicant submits the application with supporting documents to the department reception.

Step 3

The Technical Officer and Precious mineral committee reviews the application,

- if satisfied issues Payment Slip

-if not satisfied returns application to applicant
Issuing Office verifies source of diamond and proof of License
Step 4 The applicant collects the payment slip
Step 5 

The applicant makes payment at the Revenue Office, receives Receipt

Step 6 

The applicant returns to the Technical Officer and delivers the payment receipt as proof of payment

Step 7 

The Technical Officer prepares the permit/certificate,

Step 8 

The Authorizing office signs and stamps the permit

Step 9 

The applicant contacts the department to collect the approved permit/certificate, signs the register to record collection, and proceeds with customs import formalities.

Step 10 

A copy of permit/certificate is filed by the department


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
Kimberly Process Certificate for Export and Import of DiamondsPermit RequirementMinistry of Natural Resources and EnergyA person shall not import a rough diamond without an import licence issued under this Act and a Kimberley Process Certificate issued by the Exporting Authority. A person shall not export or import a diamond from a person who or a country of origin which is not a participant in the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme.A person who contravenes the Diamond Act commits an offence and shall on conviction be liable to imprisonment for a period not exceeding ten (10) years or to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand (El00, 000.00) Emalangeni or both.The Diamond Act, 2011 09-09-9999Good