Thursday, 02 April 2020
Improving the Business climate in DRC, "the indicator allowed to build improved":   To meet the requirements of flexibility and speed in the process of obtaining the building permit, the Government through the Ministry of Planning and Housing has taken a Ministerial Decree No. CAB / MIN-UH / 023/2018 of the May 31, 2018 amending                                                    Official launch of the activities of the 2th edition of the fair International Agricultural of Kinshasa: Under the initiative of the Provincial Ministry of Agriculture of Kinshasa, the official launch for the 2nd International Agricultural Fair of Kinshasa took place on Wednesday June 14, 2017 at the KEMPISKI FLEUVE CONGO HOTEL. During the ceremony, several speeches were                                                    The Democratic Republic of Congo presents the Doing Business 2018 reforms: Under the patronage of His Excellency BAHATI LUKUEBO, Minister of State, Minister of Planning, the National Agency for the Promotion of Investment organized on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at  Pullman Hotel, a workshop presenting the 2018 Doing Business reforms. Six indicators                                                    “The time for Africa is now – we can’t slow down, we must quicken the pace”: Adesina: India is the perfect place for the African Development Bank to focus on the transformative power of agriculture, Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has told the African, Indian and international press. “India is an inspiration to Africa, in that its Green                                                    Burey Gold expands in Kilo-Moto greenstone belt: Mining company Burey Gold inked an agreement with Emirati firm Medidoc FZE to buy a 60% onterest in Tendao project which comprises five exploration licences covering a total of 1,456 km², in North-Western part of DR Congo. The deal will                                                    DRC will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi: The Democratic Republic of Congo will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. The delegation led by the Managing Director of the National Vocational Training Institute (INPP), Maurice Tshikuya                                                    kwilu: sensitization of executives of the public administration on the improvement of the business climate: Executives of the public administration and the private sector in the province of Kwilu and particularly those from Bandundu city, the capital of the province have been sensitized for two days on the reforms implemented to improve the business and                                                    Need to adapt the geological map of the DRC to the understanding of new minerals: Mr. Ikoli, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Minister of Mines, noted the need to adapt the old geological map of 1972 to the understanding of new minerals at the opening of the validation workshop of the new geological map                                                    FIKIN opens its doors this Saturday 16th of July 2016: The fair activities of Kinshasa for the year 2016 will start on Saturday, July 16 and close on 15th August, announced the Director General of the International Fair of Kinshasa (FIKIN), Eugene Bokopolo. The N ° 1 of FIKIN engaged with the                                                    The Government has committed to improving the income of farmers for agricultural growth of at least 6%: The Government of the Democratic Republic Congo is planning to sustainably promoteagricultural and food sectors in priority and develop the agri-business between 2015 and 2016. The aim is to improve farmers' incomes and achieve an agricultural growth of at least 6%                                                   

How to Invest in DR Congo

Whenever an investor wants to benefit from the Investment Code he has to file an application for authorization with the ANAPI who will, for their part, submit the file accompanied by an advice to the Ministry of Planning and to the Ministry of Finance after thoroughly examining the application. After submittal, a decision has to be given within thirty working days in absence of which the authorization is deemed granted. In case of refusal, the negative decision has to be motivated.

In order to facilitate the implementation of new investments in the DR Congo, a "one-stop shop", called Guichet Unique, was created within the ANAPI to provide several services to investors. Within the Guichet Unique, services from the following Ministries or agencies can be obtained: the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the Ministry of Foreign Commerce, the Ministry of Transportations, the Ministry of Employment, DGRAD, DGI, OFIDA, the Real Estate Title Agency, the Directorate General of Migration, the commercial Court of Appeal's registry, and the National Office. Thanks to this "one-stop shop", investors are able to fulfil, at one central agency, all requirements for creating a new company or business.

  • To Invest in the Cement Sector
  • To Invest in the Air Transport Sector
  • To Invest in the Mining Sector
  • To Invest in the Banking Sector
  • To Invest in the Telecommunications Sector
  • To Invest in the Forestry Sector

To Invest in the Cement Sector

Fill in an application form at Mining Land Registry (Department of Ministry of Mines), in order to obtain the license for quarry exploitation ;

Submit a file which should include the following elements :

For corporate applicants :

  • The notarized charters of the company ;
  • The New Trade Register (NRC) ;
  • The National Identification Number.

For individual applicants :

  • Copy of identity card/ passport ;
  • 1 passport photograph.
  • Details + map of the area to be purchased ;
  • Evidence of financial capacity that should include :
    • Bank certificate;
    • Extract of bank account;
    • Choice of domicile towards a recognized officer in mining (only for foreigners).
  • Submission fees of quarry file: US$ 0.12/ square requested.

To Invest in the Air Transport Sector

  • Send a written request to obtain a license to use the public air transportation to the Ministry of Transport and communication routes with a copy to the Civil Aviation Authority (AAC);
  • Establish a file for submission to the Higher Council of Civil Aviation with a copy to the Civil Aviation Authority including the following guarantees :
  • Moral components :
    • New trade register ;
    • National identification ;
    • Bank statement ;
    • Affiliation with the INSS ;
    • List of staff;
    • Curriculum Vitae and work contract of staff ;
    • Job description for each service manager.
  • Financial component :
    • Evidence of a banking provision of at least USD 500,000
  • Technical component :
    • Infrastructures :
      • Physical address of the company ;
      • Flying machines ;
      • Depot.
    • Documents of the aircraft :
      • Certificate of Registration ;
      • Certificate of Airworthiness (country of origin);
      • License of Radio station ;
      • Certificate of registration in New Congolese registry (in case of foreign registration) ;
      • Leasing contract (in case of foreign registration) or purchase invoice ;
      • Weight cards ;
      • Complete list of radio equipment ;
      • Minutes of last check.
  • An investigation of compliance by the experts of the AAC on the site of the investment at a cost of USD 1000 and USD 50/ day per person to be paid to the AAC.
  • The Higher Council of Civil Aviation meets for analysis and contra-expertise before submitting the case to the sanction of the Minister of Transport and Communication Routes for the signing of the decree of user License.
  • The issuance of the user license is done against payment of USD 1500.

To Invest in the Mining Sector

Two possibilities are provided to any investor who wishes to invest in the mining sector in DR Congo : either he works in partnership (joint venture) with the enterprises which already hold mining concessions or he directly applies to the mining land registry to get his own concession.

When applying for a permit, whether it would be for exploration or exploitation purposes, the applicant has to follow a general procedure of application.

Mining and Quarrying

The normal application procedure is one of "first come first serve". The application file must include an application form, duly completed and signed the applicant.

Why Invest In DR Congo ?

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