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How to Apply for an Agrochemical Fumigation Operating License

This service allows a business operating butchery to register and comply with Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition, and Consumer Protection Authority (RICA) regulations. This registration certificate is then used to obtain an operating license.

The processing time is 14 days, and the service fee is 50,000 Rwf.


  • Applicants with or without an Irembo account can apply for this service.

  • A company or an individual must have a Tax Identification Number (TIN).

  • Applicant should have a valid phone number or email address.

Required attachments: (5)

  • Business Registration Certificate from RDB.

  • Notarized diploma of qualified personnel as determined by the law governing agrochemicals in Rwanda.

  • Notarized contract of qualified personnel.

  • Records of agrochemicals used during fumigation.

  • Records of fumigation certificates issued.

Conditional attachments (2)

  • A copy of the operational license issued by RICA (if any)

  • Passport copy

Optional attachments (2)

  • Training certificate for qualified personnel

  • Copy of certificate of premise registration issued by RICA

Follow these simple steps to apply for an Agrochemical Fumigation Operating License:

1. Visit the Irembo platform at and navigate to the "Trade and Industry" category, Click on “Business operator license.

2. Select "Agrochemical Fumigation Operating License" and click  "Apply."

3. Fill in the applicant's details (select if the applicant is the business owner or legal representative, add the age group and other required personal information).

4. Enter business details as prompted.

4. Upload the required attachments in the correct format and click Next

Note: Double-check that the uploaded files are in PDF format and meet the size requirements.

6. Verify that the information is accurate, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click "Submit."

7A billing Number/ID (88…) will be generated for payment; click Pay

8. Applicants choose the mode of payment. For more information about payment modes, click here.


  • Upon successful submission, the application will be processed by RICA. Applicants will receive an email or SMS notification about any changes in the application status.

  • Once the processing officers approve your application, you will receive your e-certificate via email or can download it on IremboGov platform.

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