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Steps (28) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
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 Port Health release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioanalysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Radiation Protection Board release  (1) 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

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini) (x 2)
Port Health Services Kenya (Kilindini)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS) (x 2)
Radiation Protection Board (Kilindini) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Approved certificate of radio analysis
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bill of lading (x 4)
Proforma invoice
Bank deposit slip
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass (x 2)
Identity card
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Commercial invoice
Plant import permit
Clearance entry
Phytosanitary certificate
Treatment certificate
Packing list (x 3)
Passed clearance entry (x 5)
Import health certificate
Packing list
Permit (x 3)
Certificate of analysis
Health certificate
Fumigation certificate (x 2)
Laboratory analysis report
GMO free certificate
Certificate of conformity
Valid e-slip
KRA receipt
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
Position slip
Passed clearance entry stamped goods released by KEBS
Position slip endorsed by KPA
Quadruplicate entry
Position slip stamped by KRA

Estimated cost KES  3,000 + USD  70

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USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
16 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For Value Added Tax.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration form.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
USD 0 -
USD  1.75 per weight in tons
For a 20 feet container to a maximum of 5 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
USD 0 -
USD  2 per weight in tons
For a 40 feet container to a maximum of 6 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
KES 2,000
For analysis of 0 to 100 metric tonnes.
KES 1,000
For analysis, for every 100 metric tonnes.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For shore handlingcharges.
USD 0 -
USD  70 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  2 per hour
Plug in charges for reefer containers.
USD 0 -
USD  160 per container
For shore handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  3 per hour
Plug in charges for reefer containers.

Total Duration 1 d - 3 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 3 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 20mn 4h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 40mn 11h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 2 d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 25, 30
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 234, 235
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
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Kenya Ports Authority Tariff book Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Tariff book
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
  Section  III
Legal Notice 127 of  2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 127 of 2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 7, 8
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Radiation Protection Act Cap243 Radiation Protection Act CAP 243
  Sections 11, 18
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
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