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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved: 9 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 4)
2 3 9 10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Clearing Agent
4
Clearing Agent
Handling Shed (x 6)
6 7 19 20 21 23
Handling Shed
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs Department (x 3)
11 12 13
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs Department
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 10)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
24
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
25 26 27
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)
28 29 30
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed)
Bank
32
Bank

Results: 1 expand_more expand_less

Plant import permit
3
Plant import permit

Required Documents: expand_more expand_less

KEPHIS receipt
3
KEPHIS receipt
Certificate of incorporation
4
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
4
Company PIN certificate
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 7)
Import declaration form (IDF)
Identity card
7
Identity card
Plant import permit (x 2)
8 9
Plant import permit
Air waybill (x 11)
Air waybill
Certificate of conformity (x 3)
8 14 24
Certificate of conformity
Invoice (x 10)
Invoice
Phytosanitary certificate (x 4)
9 14 28 34
Phytosanitary certificate
Application for prior release - Form C12
11
Application for prior release - Form C12
Security bond
11
Security bond
Stamped application
12
Stamped application
Stamped plant import permit (x 3)
14 28 34
Stamped plant import permit
Prior release approval (x 3)
14 34 35
Prior release approval
Release order
14
Release order
Clearance entry (x 3)
14 24 28
Clearance entry
Release order stamped by HVO
18
Release order stamped by HVO
Release order stamped by VO (x 3)
19 21 22
Release order stamped by VO
Handling shed invoice
20
Handling shed invoice
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
21 23
Bank deposit slip
Packing list (x 4)
Packing list
Release order stamped by customs border control
23
Release order stamped by customs border control
Delivery notification
23
Delivery notification
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
24 25
KEBS consignment document
Release order stamped by handling shed
25
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
25
Validated certificate of conformity
Valid E-slip (x 2)
28 30
Valid E-slip
Import health certificate
28
Import health certificate
Release order stamped by KEBS (x 3)
30 31 34
Release order stamped by KEBS
KRA e-slip
32
KRA e-slip
KRA receipt (x 3)
34 35 36
KRA receipt
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
34 35 36
Passed clearance entry
Representatives
Authorization letter
7
Authorization letter

Estimated cost: KES  250 expand_more expand_less

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1 % goods-value
- KES 0
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
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KES  0.08 per per kilo per day
- KES 0
For cold room charges.
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USD  0.18 per kilogram
- USD 0
For handling charges.
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USD  0.15 per per kilo per day
- USD 0
For storage charges.
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KES 250
For airline concession fee.
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
- KES 0
Railway development levy.
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2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
- KES 0
For import declaration fee.
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Total Duration: 1 d - 5 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 5 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 25mn 7h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 20mn 5h. 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 5 d

Laws: 17 expand_more expand_less

East Africa Community Common External Tarrif East Africa Community Common External Tarrif
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 36, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Legal Notice 78 of  2005 Verification of conformity to Kenya standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2005 Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity
Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12
Plant Protection (Importation) Order Plant Protection (Importation) Order
  Sections 2, 3, 5, 6
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  135
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The Plant Protection Act Cap 324 The Plant Protection Act CAP 324
  Sections 5, 6, 7
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