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Steps (17) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS
Bank
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Import declaration form (IDF)
KEPHIS inspection certificate
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Invoice (x 3)
Certificate of roadworthiness
Commercial medicines import permit
Air waybill (x 3)
Certificate of conformity (COC)
KRA e-slip
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Clearance entry (x 2)
KEBS consignment document
KEBS Certificate of inspection
Packing list
Passed clearance entry (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Plant import permit
Certificate of inspection
KRA receipt

Estimated cost KES  250

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
For airline concession fee.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
KES  0.5 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 0 - 20,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.25 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 20,001 - 400,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 400,001 - 1,000,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.05 per kilogram
Inspection fees above 1,000,000 kgs.

Total Duration 1 d - 4 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 4 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 35mn 1h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 10mn 8h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 3 d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Section  40
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
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
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5 (h), 5
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
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, 6, 7
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Notice on implementation of legal notice 127 Notice on Implementation of Legal Notice 127
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
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