The CBCA program will be at its full implementation stage as from 1st November 2015. The certificate of conformity (CoC) will be required for the clearance of goods and consignment of listed goods not accompanied with this certificate will be refused from entry into the country.
The Government of Zimbabwe has implemented three new Consignment Based Conformity Assessment programmes, in order to reduce hazardous and substandard imported products and improve Customs duty collection.
New CBCA programs for verification and assessment of conformity on general goods & Consolidated cargo in exporting countries implemented respectively as of 8th April 2022 and 1st June 2022.
Within CBCA programme, conformity to standards and declared value of goods intended to be exported to Zimbabwe will be verified prior shipment in the country of export. Upon satisfactory verification, a CBCA certificate will be issued for the consignment. This certificate shall be presented for Customs clearance on arrival in Zimbabwe.