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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 KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health release  (1) 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

11
Consignment inspection
(last modified: 12/07/2019)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

P.O. Box 80100-80126, Mombasa
Tel: + 254 722 209 501/4
Email: kephis_mombasa@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Unit in charge

Phytosanitary Department (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Contact person

Inspector

Inspector

What do I get?

Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEPHIS
Stop sale order - Form SR 11

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consignment
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the clearing agent.

Time frame

The time taken during inspection will depend on the size of the consignment.
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.

Legal justification

1. Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Sections 3, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D

Additional information

KEPHIS will stamp the customs entry to indicate clearance and retain the original Plant Import Permit, ISTA certificate and phytosanitary certificate(s).
If the consignment does not meet the phytosanitary requirements, it can be treated, destroyed or shipped back to the country of origin at the expense of the importer.
The KEPHIS inspector will also draw samples of seeds from the consignment, as per the ISTA regulations, chapter 2, for analysis prior to issuance of a seed testing certificate. This can take up to two weeks.
Form SR 11 restricts traders from selling uncertified seeds prior to issuance of a seed testing certificate by KEPHIS

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

P.O. Box 80100-80126, Mombasa
Tel: + 254 722 209 501/4
Email: kephis_mombasa@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Unit in charge

Office of the Regional Manager (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Contact person

Thomas Kosiom

Regional Manager
Tel: + 254 722 209 501/4
Email: tkosiom@kephis.org
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