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Procedure NameCoffee Dealer License- JACRA
Description

Category

Dealers License

Responsible Agency       

The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority  

Address:  1 Willie Henry Drive, P.O. Box 508
Kingston 13, Jamaica W.I.

Phone: (876)–758–1259

Email:datacoordinator@ciboj.org 

Legal base of the Procedure

The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Act ( JACRA)

Fee

 Processing fee - JMD 5,000 (Licence) + USD 500 (Trademark)
 Dealers Licence - JMD 45,000
 Trademark Licence - USD 1,500.

Required Documents

No.

Type of information

Note

1

Application form, Tax Registration Number (TRN)Trademark user  application form, Business Incorporation documents, Business Associates Reference, Agricultural Produce, and  three (3) year business concept, Bankers reference

Documents necessary for the application

Process Steps

Step 1

Applicants complete application form with accompanying documents and fee

Step 2

Coffee Board receives the application form and accompanying documents  and Processing  Fee JMD$ 5000 for licensing and USD$ 500 trademark

Step 3

 A receipt is issued  by the cashier

Step 4

The receipt is received by the applicant 

Step 5

Applicant resubmits application and attachments to meet requirements

Step 6  Application is reviewed 
Step 7 If documentation is correct  the applicant's  farm  production will be inspected to ensure that all requirements are met, However, if documentation is incorrect the applicant will be asked for additional documents
Step 8

If the applicant meets farm production requirements then the Internal Review Committee will check elements of the application. However, if farm production requirements are not met the applicant will be notified that is application was unsuccessful and given a refund of JMD $2500 

Step 9 If the application is approved then it will be sent to a Board Licensing Committee. However, if the application has been rejected then the applicant will be notified and refunded JMD$2500
Step 10  The application will be recommended for approval if successful the  license will be approved,
Step 11 The Coffee Board will notify the successful applicant and provide him/ her with a copy of the Trademark User License for review and signature 
Step 12 The applicant submits signed Trademark User Agreement and fee JMD$45000 and Trademark License USD$1500
Step 13  Payment is received 
Step 14 The Dealers License along with the Trademark User Agreement License along with the Terms and Conditions and reporting requirements are  issued to the applicant 
Step 15   Dealers License along with the Trademark User Agreement License along with the Terms and Conditions and reporting requirements are received

 

CategoryProcedure

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Coffee Dealers Application Form22-10-201802-05-2019Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)This is Dowload File
Coffee Marks Limited Application for Trademark User License 24-10-201809-03-2019Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Coffee Dealers LicensesLicensing RequirementJamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)A dealers licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sale , export or import of coffee in Jamaica. Coffee and its by products requires a dealers licence under the law Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017.Importers, Exporters, can apply for a Coffee Dealers Licence through Jamaica Agriculture Commodity Regulatory Authority (JACRA). The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999Good
Licensing Requirement for Special Coffee Dealers Licensing RequirementJamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)A Special Coffee Dealers licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sale, export/import of coffee out of/into Jamaica. Coffee and its by-products require a Special Dealers Licence under the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017.Complete the application using the Coffee Special Dealers License Application Form. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999Good
Licensing Requirement for Coffee Nursery Operator Licensing RequirementJamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)A nursery operator licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the operation of a coffee nursery Jamaica. The establishment of a coffee nursery requires a nursery operator licence under the law Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017Required for persons who operate nurseries that cultivate Arabica Typica and other recommended varieties of seedlings, for sale to farmers. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999Good
Trademark User Licence – Coffee ExportersLicensing RequirementJamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) A Trademark User licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sale , export of coffee in Jamaica. Coffee and its by products requires a dealers licence under the law Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017. Required for dealers and foreign importers that utilize their own labels and are authorised to use the Jamaica Blue Mountain and High Mountain Supreme Trademark. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999Good
Sub-Licence (Trademark) - CoffeeLicensing RequirementJamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA)A Sub-Licence Trademark licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sublicensing of coffee and its by-products. An applicant is required under the law -Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017 to obtain this licenceTrademark User licensees may (subject to approval) grant sub-licences for the use of either registered trademarks. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999Good