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Obtain veterinary surgeons registration certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain veterinary paraprofessional practice licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain membership certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain livestock breeding services provider's licence  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import approval  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit for bull semen  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs clearance entry  (1) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS final release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain semen/embryo motility certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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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

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

Inspector

Inspector
Animal Breeding and Reproductive Services Section List of Inspectors Animal Breeding and Reproductive Services Section List of Inspectors

What do I get?

Payment advice

What are the requirements?

1. Application form for breeding service provider's licence
Application form for breeding service provider's licence (original)
Filled and signed by the applicant.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Semen production facility inspection report (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Livestock Genetics Society of East Africa Membership Certificate (original)
For more information on how to obtain the Livestock Genetics Society of East Africa Membership Certificate, click here
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid tax compliance certificate (copy)
For the company.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business proposal (copy)
Showing the market survey data, opportunity, source of genetics, target animal breeds and traits for improvement.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Veterinary paraprofessional registration certificate (copy)
For technical staff. For more information on how to obtain a veterinary paraprofessional registration certificate from Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB), click here.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Veterinary surgeon registration certificate (copy)
For technical staff. For more information on how to obtain a veterinary surgeon registration certificate from Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB), click here. 
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate in animal health, production and artificial insemination in cattle (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Diploma in animal science and certificate in artificial insemination in cattle sheep and goats (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Degree in animal science and certificate in artificial insemination in cattle sheep and goats (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree (copy)

Time frame

The DVS officer will verify the application documents prior to issuance of a payment advice.
Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  30mn
Attention at counter: Min.   1h. - Max.   2h.

Legal justification

1. Crop Production and Livestock (Cattle) (Artificial Insemination) Rules
Crop Production and Livestock (Cattle) (Artificial Insemination) Rules
Sections 3, 4

Who certified this information ?

Dr. Julia KINYUA, Head, Animal Breeding and Reproductive Services, 12/03/2018

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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