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Steps (39) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain farm inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain packhouse inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (8) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) (x 4)
AFA IMIS Portal (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 8)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 3)
Electronic Certification System: ECS (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 6)
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS)
Clearing Agent
Customs Shed (x 4)

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection report
Packhouse inspection report
AFA HCD export licence
User credentials
Authenticated EU certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of export number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection checklist
Contract (x 2)
List of shareholders (Form CR-12)
Certificate of incorporation (x 4)
Company PIN certificate (x 8)
Valid tax compliance certificate
Valid business permit (x 2)
Identity card (x 2)
HCD payment receipt
Cover letter
Certificate of compliance
AFA HCD export licence
List of produce handling staff
Academic qualification
Traceability procedure
Waste disposal plan
Medical report
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Sector specific license
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EU certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry
Packing list
Approved invoice (x 2)
Clearance entry (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
KRA receipt
Air waybill
Passed clearance entry
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Estimated cost KES  42,250 +USD  3

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KES 15,000
For export licence.
KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 1,000
For field audit for one hectare or less.
KES 0 -
KES  250 per hectare
For field audit for every additional hectare above one hectare.
KES 5,000
For inspection of dry produce weighing less than 34 kilograms.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection of dry produce for every additional kilogram above 34 kilograms.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 5,000
For inspection fees for 0-34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 34,001-280,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 280,000 kgs and above.
KES 1,000
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate for dry produce.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
Airline concession fees.

Total Duration 22d - 73d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 22d 73d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 25mn 7h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 3d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 20d 69d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
  Sections 4, First Schedule
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 40, 41, Third Schedule
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
Horticultural Crop Directorate Authority Legal Order 2011 Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011) 5th Schedule
  Sections 3rd, 4th, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, Fifth Schedule
Horticultural Crops Regulations (2020) Implementation of Horticultural Crops Regulations (2020)
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Section  127
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Sections 3, 4, 16, 22 ,  articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4, 22
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020) The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020) Regulation 28
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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