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Obtain veterinary health certificate
(last modified: 23/06/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (MIA)

Mombasa
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Mombasa Veterinary Office (MIA), 2nd Floor (Room 24)

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

Inspector

Inspector

What do I get?

Veterinary health certificate

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Export permit for live fish (FD05) (original)
Issued by Kenya Fisheries Service (KFS).
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import permit (copy)
From the country of origin.

Cost

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  • KES Add Name Here
The rates and charges for inspection vary from one veterinarian to another and negotiations are between the veterinarian and trader.

Time frame

The time taken for inspection depends on the number of different species of fish to be inspected.
Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Sections 3, 4, 9 1st Schedule

Additional information

Inspection of the live fish can be done by government or private veterinarians who must be registered with Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB), for more information on how to register with KVB click here. The veterinarian will ensure the import requirements of the destination country are met.
The veterinary health certificate is valid for 10 days from the date of issuance.

Who certified this information ?

Dr. Julius NG'ANG'A, Veterinarian , 16/05/2019

Recourse: Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (MIA)

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (MIA)

Mombasa
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Mombasa Veterinary Office (MIA), 2nd Floor (Room 24)

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

Dr. Julius M. Ng'ang'a

Veterinarian
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