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Steps (41) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain import licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register as an importer  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain nuts and oil produce product import declaration form levy  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS consignment document  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KPA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain gate pass  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

AFA Nuts and Oil Crops Directorate (x 4)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 2)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Kilindini)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Import licence
ICS user credentials
User credentials
Nuts and oil produce product import declaration form levy permit
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application for registration as a produce/products dealer
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
List of shareholders (Form CR-12)
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
Valid tax compliance certificate
Valid business permit
Valid work permit
Identity card (x 3)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Cover letter
Request for training
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Invoice
Bill of lading (x 4)
Proforma invoice
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 3)
Commercial invoice
Certificate of quality
Permit (x 3)
Certificate of analysis
Material safety data sheet
Health certificate
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Plant import permit
Fumigation certificate (x 2)
GMO free certificate
Passed clearance entry (x 2)
Certificate of conformity
Packing list (x 2)
KRA receipt
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
Position slip
Passed clearance entry stamped goods released by KEBS
Position slip endorsed by KPA
Quadruplicate entry
Position slip stamped by KRA

Estimated cost KES  7,000 + USD  70

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KES 5,000
For export licence.
KES 1,000
For registration fees.
USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
16 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For Value Added Tax.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration form.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
USD 0 -
USD  1.75 per weight in tons
For a 20 feet container to a maximum of 5 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
USD 0 -
USD  2 per weight in tons
For a 40 feet container to a maximum of 6 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For shore handlingcharges.
USD 0 -
USD  70 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  160 per container
For shore handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage charges.

Total Duration 54 d - 87 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 54 d 87 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 35mn 5h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 5h. 10mn 16h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 54 d 86 d

Laws 20 expand_more expand_less

Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 16, 20
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 25, 30
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 234, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
Kenya Ports Authority Tariff book Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Tariff book
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
  Section  III
Legal Notice 127 of  2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 127 of 2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 7, 8
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 3, 5
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The Plant Protection Act Cap 324 The Plant Protection Act CAP 324
  Section  8
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
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