To buy or order gold from Cameroon from any seller or company, A CEMAC Buyer’s Permit is required by anyone venturing into the business of buying gold and other precious metals in the CEMAC region (Cameroon, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of Congo). The CEMAC Buyer’s Permit is a license which ensures that every transaction is done, certified and verified by the government through the Ministry of Mines.
Buyers currently residing in Cameroon can apply for a CEMAC Buyer’s Permit in person at the Ministry of Mines, Industries and Technological Development at the Ministerial Building, Yaounde.
If you are not currently in Cameroon, obtaining the CEMAC Buyer’s Permit won’t be a problem at all since you can do it directly online by visiting their web page

The CEMAC Buyer’s Permit is valid for a period of five (5) years
The primary purpose of the CEMAC Buyer’s Permit issued by the Ministry of Mines is to authenticate the buyer and give him/her the legal right to purchase gold and other minerals in Cameroon. No authorized seller is permitted to sell to anyone who does not hold a valid CEMAC Buyer’s Permit.

Note: Before applying for a CEMAC/CIMEC permit, buyer must have a sign Full Corporate Offer (FCO) or contract with a seller. buying from any seller in Cameroon, please request for their seller’s license and check for its validity on the License Verification Page. If you notice that someone claiming to be a seller gave you an invalid license number, please contact us for advice on how to proceed with your engagement because such a seller may not be authentic. You can also verify from the ministry if the seller represents a verified gold mining or selling company from any of the CEMAC member countries.