InfoTradeKenya is an official website of the Kenyan government managed by KenTrade More information
Official uses .go.ke

A .go.ke website belongs to an official government organization in Kenya.

Secure .go.ke websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you're safely connected to the .go.ke website.

Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

info This step is completed by a clearing agent
Summary print

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (16) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (5) expand_more expand_less

2
Submit clearance documents for verification
(last modified: 24/06/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA)

Eldoret International Airport (EIA), Stendi Kisa - Yala Rd, Eldoret
Tel: +254 796 306 015
Email: kephiseld@kephis.org
Website: http://www.kephis.go.ke/

Unit in charge

Plant Inspection Unit (EIA)

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

Daniel Kivaya

Inspector
Tel: +254 796 306 015
Email: dkivaya@kephis.org, kephiseld@kephis.org

What do I get?

Invoice stamped received by KEPHIS

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Plant import permit (copy)
From the country of origin.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notice to export - Form SR 14 (copy)
Filled out by the applicant.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate (copy)
This is issued at the KEPHIS Nakuru ISTA certified laboratory, upon request by the importer in the Country of import.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Seed testing certificate
For more information on how to obtain a seed testing certificate, click here.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Field inspection result - Form SR6 (copy)
For locally produced seeds.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (copy)
From the country of origin, for re-export of seeds.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  20mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Section 5

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA)

Eldoret International Airport (EIA), Stendi Kisa - Yala Rd, Eldoret
Tel: +254 796 306 015
Email: kephiseld@kephis.org
Website: http://www.kephis.go.ke/

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer in Charge (KEPHIS) (EIA)

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

Chelangat Tonui

Officer in Charge
Tel: +254 796 306 015
Email: ctonui@kephis.org, kephiseld@kephis.org
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License