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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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Packhouse inspection
(last modified: 04/05/2020)

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

Regulations & Compliance 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

Gladys Mwai

HCD Officer
Tel: +254 202 012 422/231
Email: hcdtechnical@gmail.com, hcdtecnical@yahoo.com

What do I get?

Packhouse inspection report

What documents do I need to bring?

For all
1. Packhouse inspection checklist
Packhouse inspection checklist
The facility operator is expected to meet and fulfill the requirements as outlined in the checklist.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of produce handling staff (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Traceability procedure (copy)
Should contain farm codes, produce collection notes and produce codes.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Stock records (copy)
Should be following first in first out policy (FIFO).
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Protective clothing and equipment
For personnel handling the produce.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing facility
Should be safe, free of waste materials, have adequate ventilation, temperature control, lighting, be designed to prevent entry of animals, pests, insects and dust, tables should be made of stainless steel and easy to clean.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sanitation
The facility and personnel should be clean and hygienic.
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Signs
Safety hazard signs forbidding smoking, eating or drinking should be displayed within the facility.
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the facility operator.
For exporters who contract a packhouse facility
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contract (copy)
If the packhouse has been contracted by the exporter. For more information on the requirements, click here.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   1h. - Max.   2h.

Legal justification

1. The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
2. Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Sections 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 3rd, 4th 5th Schedule
3. Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Section 4 1st Schedule
4. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 27, 28, 29, 32 3rd Schedule
5. Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
Section 127

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

Regulations & Compliance 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

Josephine Simiyu

Deputy Director, Regulations & Compliance
Tel: +254 203 532 898/7
Email: jnatecho@afa.go.ke, jnatecho@gmail.com
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