Pesticide and Toxic Substance Licence
A Pesticide and Toxic Substance Licence is a document issued by ZEMA that allow a person to manufacture, import, export, store, distribute, transport, blend, process, re-process or change the composition of a pesticide or toxic substance or re-process an existing pesticide or toxic substance for a new use.
- Transacting Companies Mutual Agreement
- Trading Permit Issued by Local Authorities
- Trading Permit & Quantities to be distributed
- Supporting Documents for the proposed activity (if the amendment requires addition of an activity to existing licence)
- Supporting Documents for the Proposed Activity (if the amendment includes addition of an activity to existing license)
- Supporting Documents for Manufacturing & Blending (if the amendment requires addition of a product to existing licence)
- Supporting Documents for Importation (if the amendment includes addition of a product to existing license)
- Supporting Documents for Exportation (if the amendment requires addition of a product to existing licence)
- Safety Data Sheet
- Risk Assessment Report
- Residue Analysis Report
- Quantities to be distributed or stored per Annum
- Pre-Qualification Certificate from WHO
- Original Licence
- National Registration Card (NRC)
- Licence for Transportation of Dangerous Goods
- Letter of Recommendation from Ministry of Health
- Letter of Consent from Principal Supplier/Manufacturer
- Letter from a Relevant Research Institution to Conduct the Experiment or Trial
- Letter from a Relevant Laboratory to Conduct Assessment of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs)
- Fumigation Certificate (from PQPS)
- Formal Letter with Provided Details regarding the Number of Households/Offices to be Handled per Annum
- Formal Letter of Request to Stat the Proposed Amendment
- Formal Letter of Intention to Transfer Licence
- Formal Letter of Intention to Renew Licence
- Fleet Declaration with White Books
- Emergency Response Plan
- Emergency Preparedness Plan
- EIA decision letter or EMP
- Efficacy Report
- Draft Label (in colour)
- Details of field trials (where applicable)
- Decision Letter
- Consent from the Importing Country (if exporting Chemicals Under the Rotterdam Convention)
- Conditions to the Licence
- Comprehensive Insurance for the Conveyance of Goods
- Company Registration Certificate
- Clearance Letter from National Biosafety Authority
- Chemical Dossier
- Certified copy of Qualifications of the Person Responsible for Pesticide or Toxic Substance Management, Compliance with the Act and the conditions of the Licence
- Certificate of Product Registration (from country of Origin or SADC country)
- Certificate of Incorporation of the Company
- Certificate of Analysis from ZARI
- Certificate of Analysis
- Approved Label
Note: To apply, you must be logged on using your free ZamPass account, https://eservices.gov.zm/#/zampasslogin. If this is your first visit, please register first, here: https://zampass.gsb.gov.zm/register.
1. Click on the [Apply for Service] button.
2. Complete all sections of the application form; go through the process by clicking the “Next” button.
3. Once the application form is complete, preview and digitally sign it using the PIN code given to you when you registered your ZamPass account.
4. Pay the Invoice online, by selecting your preferred method of payment, receive the Payment Receipt and Action Notice with further instructions.
5. If self-service, receive your certificate instantly; if operator-assisted, you will receive a notification when the review is finished or when you can visit the office to pick up the document.
Note: If your application is denied, you will receive an Action Notice explaining the grounds of denial and the procedure for appeal.
3 (three) years
The fee depends on the purpose of the license according to the Fee Schedule in the SI no.12 of 2013 – The Environmental Management (Licensing) Regulations, 2013