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Steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA and KPA release  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 14 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Warehouse (x 2)
Mobile Money Platform
Electronic Certification System (ECS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 2)
Bank
Port Health Services Kenya (PHS) (Kilindini)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs & Border Control, Mombasa
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station) (x 3)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Online Portal
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs and Border Control, Kilindini (x 2)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
Proforma invoice
Identity card
Contract
Commercial invoice
Packing list (x 2)
Fumigation certificate (x 2)
Invoice (x 3)
Customs entry in under control status (x 3)
KEPHIS payment receipt
Permit (x 2)
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Passed clearance entry stamped release by Port Health
Shipping order (x 2)
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Position slip stamped by KRA
Consignment file
Bill of lading

Estimated cost KES  6,500

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KES 5,000
Inspection fees for 0 - 34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 34,001 Kgs - 280,000 Kgs .
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 280,000 Kgs and above.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.
USD 0 -
USD  80 per container
For shore handling export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  3 per hour
Plug in charges for reefer containers.

Total Duration 3h. 45mn - 2d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3h. 45mn 2d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 20mn 5h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 25mn 1d 1/2

Laws 13 expand_more expand_less

Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Section  40
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 73, 75, 195
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  89
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (General) Regulations, 1978 Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (General) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
Kenya Ports Authority (Cap 391) Kenya Ports Authority (Cap 391) Part VIII, IX
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 73 (n), 134 (g)
Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules
  Section  2
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Section  16
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Section  3
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