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Steps (40) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain farm inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain packhouse inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Pay for export licence and cess fee
(last modified: 04/05/2020)

Costs

( see details )

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

KES 10000
10 mn  -  20 mn
 -  0.5 day

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

Mazao Road, P.O. Box 42601, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 088 469 / +254 202 131 560
Email: directorhcd@afa.go.ke, info@afa.go.ke
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Cash Office (HCD)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Contact person

Accountant

Accountant

What do I get?

HCD payment receipt

What are the requirements?

1. Approved application for export licence
Approved application for export licence (original)

Cost KES 10,000

KES expand_more expand_less
  • KES Add Name Here
KES 5,000
For export licence fee.
KES 5,000
For advance cess fee which is a form of levy imposed on all horticultural crops for export.
Upon exhaustion of the KES 5,000 HCD will charge 30 cents per kilogram of horticultural produce to be exported.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   0.5 day

Legal justification

1. HCD Exporter Registration Checklist
HCD Exporter Registration Checklist
2. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 32, 40

Additional information

Payment must be reflected in the HCD system before the export licence can be issued and this can take up to 3 hours.

Recourse: AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

Entity in charge

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

Mazao Road, P.O. Box 42601, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 088 469 / +254 202 131 560
Email: directorhcd@afa.go.ke, info@afa.go.ke
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Finance & Accounts Department (HCD)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Contact person

Winnie Mwangi

Accountant
Tel: +254 703 745 645 / +254 203 579 044
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