Tuesday, 31 March 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%                                                   

Investment procedure in the mining sector

There are two possibilities to invest in the mining sector, namely :

  • The partnership with portfolio companies or others already having mining concessions ;
  • Request mining titles to the Mining Registry in accordance with the following conditions and procedure :

Conditions for the grant of the Operating License

The granting of the Operating License is subject to the following conditions by the applicant :

  • Prove the existence of an economically exploitable deposit by presenting a feasibility study along with a technical guidance plan of development work, of construction and operation of the mine ;
  • Prove the existence of financial resources necessary to carry out one’s project as per a financing plan of development work, of construction, and operation of the mine and the site rehabilitation plan at its closing. The plan specifies each type of financing, sources of funding and the justifications of their probable availability ;
  • Transfer 5% of shares in the capital of the applicant company to the State. These shares are unencumbered and not dilutable.

Eligibility for mining rights

Are eligible for quarry mineral rights :

  • Any natural person of Congolese nationality and any legal entity subject to Congolese law headquartered in the National Territory and whose corporate purpose is mining.
  • Any natural person of foreign nationality and any legal entity subject to foreign law ;
  • All science-based organization ;
  • Natural and legal persons under foreign law must act through an agent in mines and quarries.

File Admissibility :

  • An application form duly completed and signed to leave at the Mining Registry (Website : www.cami.cd) ;
  • The applicant’s identity documents or statutes for legal entities ;
  • A certificate of financial capacity issued by CAMI or provide evidence of financial capacity ;
  • Geographic data of the requested perimeter ;
  • Proof of payment of the application filing fee ;
  • All other documents required according to the type of right requested.

Droit superficiaire

Kinds or license
PR (Research license) 3.06$/square for the first 2 years
31.69 USD/ square for the two other years
52.10 USD/ square for the 2 years of the first renewal
149.22 USD/ square for the 2 years of the second renewal
PE (Opearting license) 511.09 USD/ square and per year
PER (Rejection operating license) 817.74 USD/ square and per year
PEPM (Operating license of Small Mine) 235.10 USD/ square and per year
ARPC (Research license of quarry products) 5.11/ square and per year
AECP (Operating license of permanent quarries) 204.43/ square and per year

Source : Cadastre Minier (CAMI). Cadastral Unit= the square. 1 square=84.955 ha.

The processing of the file for the granting of mining rights is as follows : Cadastral examination - Technical examination - Environmental examination - Interministerial Order.

- The registry examination will focus on

  • A verification of eligibility ;
  • A verification of financial capacity ;
  • An indicative report of the perimeter on mining fallout map ;
  • A verification of possible encroachments of perimeters requested on the existing rights of third parties ;
  • Compliance with the principle of "first come, first served".

- Mode for granting mining rights

The law provides for two procedures for granting mining rights, namely :

  • generally upon request ;
  • exceptionally on a tender (open or restricted).

Prospecting is open to any investor throughout the DRC through a certificate issued by the Mining Registry. It does not allow mining and does not guarantee future collection of prospected areas.

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