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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ministry of Planning

National Investment Promotion Agency


Build Autorization

  • At the end of your construction work, you are issued a certificate of conformity if your building is built according to urban planning standards
  • The signing of the building permit is now decentralized to the Secretary General for Town Planning and Housing for buildings under the jurisdiction of the Central Government and
  • to the Heads of Division for Town Planning and Habitat for those under the jurisdiction of the Provinces
  • The DRC now has the law that will allow the establishment of the Order of Architects and Civil Engineers responsible for regulating their respective professions and maintain a national table of professionals practicing in the country (Cfr. Law N ° 18 / 033 and N ° 18/034 of December 13, 2018)