The Mineral Value Chain Monitoring Project (MVCMP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development (MMMD) have commenced engagements and training for Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Customs Officers and other agencies at selected borders and ports in the use and administration of the Online Mineral Export Permit Application System.
The engagements which are aimed smoothing the administration of the Export Permit Application System have started with the Chirundu Border where Customs Officers and Government Agencies representatives are attending.
The Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development (MMMD) in conjunction with the Mineral Value Chain Monitoring Project (MVCMP) recently rolled-out the online application system of Mineral Export Permits that has been on pilot since December 2016.
Effective March 15th, 2018, all Export Permits for Copper, Cobalt and Precious Metals will be applied online on the Mineral Export Permit Application Module by all the Exporters duly licensed to deal in these Minerals. (This covers the Large and Small Scale Mines and Mineral Trading Permit holders).
The Online Mineral Export Permit Application Module is an integrated system developed by the MVCMP in collaboration with the Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project of the MMMD to enable for effective processing and management of Export Permit Applications.
The Mineral Value Chain Monitoring project is a multi-Government agency program supported by the Royal Norwegian Government, the Public Financial Management Reform Programme (PFMRP), which is a multi-donor fund managed by the World Bank and the Government of the Republic of Zambia.