Sudan Embassy in the U.S.

Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00

Consular Services (Mon – Fri) : 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Document Pick-up (Mon – Fri): 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

(202) 338-8565

Sudan Embassy in the U.S.

Construction Permits
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Obtain recent certificate of land ownership from the Land Authority

Agency: Land Authority
Time: 2 days
Cost: USD 10[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 2″ tab_id=”1551071056997-2bc139c8-c9b8″][vc_column_text]

Obtain planning permission from the Municipal Authority

Agency: Municipality
Time: 7 days
Cost: USD 300
BuildCo must fill in a form at the municipality regarding details of the land location and provide the Urban Planning Department with drawings of the warehouse.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 3″ tab_id=”1551071061064-46f0d54d-a2d4″][vc_column_text]

Obtain project clearance from the Environment and Health Department

Agency: Environment and Health Department
Time: 35 days
Cost: SDG 224[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 4″ tab_id=”1551071061190-2a927686-472e”][vc_column_text]

Obtain project clearance from the Fire Department

Agency: Fire Department
Time: 14 days
Cost: no charge[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 5″ tab_id=”1551071062376-9cd34364-9369″][vc_column_text]

Pay fee for the building permit application (issuance) at an authorized bank

Agency: Commercial bank
Time: 2 days
Cost: SDG 9,945[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 6″ tab_id=”1551071063736-45aafa9e-442c”][vc_column_text]

Obtain building permit

Agency: Building Department at the Ministry of Physical Planning and Public Utilities
Time: 40 days
Cost: no charge
Any applicant for a building permit related to a construction or alteration requiring this permit must file an application with the General Manager of the Building Department at the Ministry of Physical Planning and Public Utilities. The State of Khartoum Organization of Construction Act of 1997 governs construction activities. Article 5 prescribes the process of obtaining a building permit. Article 6 stipulates that a response to an application should be made within 15 days from the date of receipt of that application. Article 8 states that the applicant must own the land. The documents to be submitted along with the application are the following: • Specification of the full name and address of the owner• Specification of the number of the plot and the zone in which the plot is located• Specification of the area of the land and its class• A sketch of the site to be prepared by a surveyor from the surveying department, to determine the area available for proposed work• Title certificate to be issued by Land Registry Department. The certificates of title must show whether the land is freehold or leasehold. If it were leasehold, the latest renewal, if any, would be submitted.
The engineering documents required are indicated in the Khartoum State Building Organization Regulations of 1997. However, in practice the following documents are required: • Architectural drawings• Structural drawings• Floor plans, elevations• Direction of surface water drainage flow on the property• Plumbing drawings• Electrical drawings• Fire protection drawings[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 7″ tab_id=”1551071064660-999e6ea9-4f6e”][vc_column_text]

Receive foundations work inspection

Agency: Building Authorities
Time: 1 day
Cost: no charge[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 8″ tab_id=”1551071065516-6f82b951-316c”][vc_column_text]

Receive random inspection

Agency: Building Authorities
Time: 1 day
Cost: no charge
Article 12 of the State of Khartoum Organization of Construction Act of 1997stipulates that the building authorities have the right to access the site at any time to ensure that construction is in compliance with the specifications and drawings.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 9″ tab_id=”1551071066310-d6149a98-99a3″][vc_column_text]

Request and receive final inspection

Agency: Building Authorities
Time: 1 day
Cost: no charge
Article 16 of the State of Khartoum Organization of Construction Act of 1997stipulates that notification of the building authorities should be made when construction works have been completed (or any part thereof), so that the certificate of conformity can be issued.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 10″ tab_id=”1551071067595-e0dabc98-6961″][vc_column_text]

Obtain certificate of conformity

Agency: Building Department at the Ministry of Physical Planning and Public Utilities
Time: 30 days
Cost: no charge
Work for which a building permit has been issued should be inspected for approval, prior to covering any portion of it, and upon completion of each stage of construction. It is the duty of the owner to notify the Building Department that the work is ready for inspection and to schedule such inspection. After the final inspection, if it is found that the work has been completed inconformity with the applicable law, orders, regulations, plans, and specifications, the Building Department issues a certificate of conformity.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 11″ tab_id=”1551071471519-6e52f48b-1862″][vc_column_text]

Request water and sewage connection

Agency: Public Electricity and Water Corporation (PEWC)
Time: 1 day
Cost: no charge[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 12″ tab_id=”1551071472573-3a0fe243-02ac”][vc_column_text]

Receive water and sewage inspection

Agency: Public Electricity and Water Corporation (PEWC)
Time: 1 day
Cost: no charge[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Step 13″ tab_id=”1551071473755-d7525bd1-3129″][vc_column_text]

Obtain water and sewage connection

Agency: Public Electricity and Water Corporation (PEWC)
Time: 105 days
Cost: SDG 1,200
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Update land registry records

Agency: Land Registry
Time: 1 day
Cost: SDG 210[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row]