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Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA & KPA release  (12) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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(last modified: 21/03/2022)

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Online Portal

What do I get?

Pre-advice reference number

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Shipping order
Providing consignee details, gross weight (tare, packaging and cargo). The weight of the container must be provided by a company certified by Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA).

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   20mn

Additional information

The clearing agent is required to indicate the verified gross mass (VGM) application number of the weighing company. The cargo should be delivered within the opening and closing of the yard. This is usually 7 days before the expected time of arrival (ETA) of the vessel. Containers that arrive beyond the closing of the yard will be subject to approval by the shipping line and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), who will also impose a late acceptance/ documentation fee of USD 100 per container.

Who certified this information ?

Stephen MUTISYA, KPA Export Documentation Officer , 16/12/2020

Recourse: Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

P.O. Box 959009-80104, Mombasa
Tel: +254 412 112 999 (Ext. 3930)
Email: customerfeedback@kpa.co.ke, CustomerCareContaineroperations@kpa.co.ke
Website: www.kpa.co.ke

Unit in charge

Mombasa Container Terminal (MCT) (Kipevu Terminal) (KPA)

Mon: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00
Sun: 00:01 - 13:00, 14:00 - 00:00

Contact person

Exports Documentation Officer

Exports Documentation Officer
Tel: +254 412 112 999 (Ext 3411) / +254 412 112 999 (Ext 3296)
Email: MCTExport@kpa.co.ke
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