Enforcement

Trade in rough diamonds (HS Code 7102.10, .21 or .31) is permitted between Participants of Kimberley Process Certification Scheme only on the basis of authentic KP certificates. It is advised that Participants should examine KP certificates to protect against the use of fraudulent KP certificates.

In case of reasonable doubt of the authenticity of a KP certificate, the matter should be brought to the attention of the KP authorities in the respective countries and the KP Chair and Working Group on Monitoring.

Warnings

Warning to the public concerning fake Congo (DRC) KP Certificates

The Kimberley Process (KP) is aware of a number of recent incidents where traders have been presented with fake documents purporting to be Kimberley Process certificates from Congo (DRC).

To enable our colleagues in Congo (DRC) to address this problem, we request that any information regarding fake certificates be sent to kpcs.chair@state.gov.

Warning to the public concerning fake Angola & Malaysia KP Certificates

The Kimberley Process (KP) is aware of a number of recent incidents where traders have been presented with fake documents purporting to be Kimberley Process certificates from Angola & Malaysia. 

To enable our colleagues in Angola & Malaysia to address this problem, we request that any information regarding fake Angolan or Malaysian certificates be sent to kpcs.chair@state.gov.

Warning to the public concerning fake Ghana KP Certificates

The Kimberley Process (KP) is aware of a number of recent incidents where traders have been presented with fake documents purporting to be Kimberley Process certificates from Ghana. 

To enable our colleagues in Ghana to address this problem, we request that any information regarding fake certificates be sent to kpcs.chair@dmr.gov.za.