Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications
Published on 16 June 2020
Last updated on 26 May 2021
All participants in the Kimberley Process
must implement the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) in their national legislation.
The Kimberley Process and Responsible Minerals Authority (KPRMA) is a Union Authority and is authorised to approve imports and exports of rough diamonds in Ireland.
The KPCS applies to rough diamonds only (HS Codes 71021000, 71022100 and 71023100). Cut and polished, synthetic or diamonds set in jewellery are not governed by the KPCS.
The KPCS only applies trade between KP participants. Therefore, trade of rough diamonds within the EU is not governed by the KPCS.
Under the KPCS:
To apply, contact: KPRMA@decc.gov.ie
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