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Obtain semen/embryo motility certificate
(last modified: 02/12/2019)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)

Private Bag 00625, Kangemi, Nairobi
Tel: +254 202 718 870
Email: infodvs@kilimo.go.ke
Website: http://www.kilimo.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps
Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Unit in charge

Semen Quality Control Laboratory

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
Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Contact person

Inspector

Inspector
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What do I get?

Semen motility/embryo certificate

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import permit for bull semen (copy)
For more information on how to obtain an import permit for bull semen, here.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Veterinary health certificate (copy)
From the country of origin.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Imported semen/embryo consignment release permit (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Preferential certificate of origin (copy)
EAC or COMESA or EU orAGOA or GSP certificate of origin.

Time frame

The time taken during inspection will depend on the size of the consignment.
Waiting time in queue: Max.  1h.
Attention at counter: Min.   20mn - Max.   1h.

Legal justification

1. Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Sections 8, 14
2. Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary ParaProfessionals Act CAP 366
Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary ParaProfessionals Act CAP 366
Section 39

Additional information

The inspector will draw samples from each container to confirm the liquid nitrogen level in the semen storage containers and the motility rate; the motility rate should be at least 60%. The semen should be fully submerged in the liquid nitrogen containers.

Recourse: Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)

Private Bag 00625, Kangemi, Nairobi
Tel: +254 202 718 870
Email: infodvs@kilimo.go.ke
Website: http://www.kilimo.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps
Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Unit in charge

Office of the Deputy Head of Animal Breeding and Reproductive Services Section

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
Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Contact person

Dr. Leonida N. Osoro

Deputy Head of Animal Breeding and Reproductive Services Section
Email: leonosoro@gmail.com
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