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Steps (9) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (7) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS)

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Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bill of lading (x 2)
Proforma invoice
Association of physically impaired letter
Customs entry in under control status
KRA receipt
Approved import declaration form (IDF)
Invoice (x 2)
Delivery order
Exemption letter
Customs entry in under control status
KEBS consignment document
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEBS
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA


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Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 2d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 2d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 1h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 30mn 2h. 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 2d

Laws 1 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 34, 41, 114, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 234, 235
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