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Steps (21) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

KEPHIS inspection certificate
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Commercial medicines import permit
Air waybill (x 3)
Certificate of conformity
Invoice (x 3)
KRA e-slip
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Clearance entry (x 2)
KEBS consignment document
KEBS Certificate of inspection (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Certificate of quality
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Plant import permit (x 2)
Passed clearance entry (x 4)
Phytosanitary certificate
Notice to import - Form SR14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Fumigation certificate
Certificate of inspection
KRA receipt

Estimated cost KES  1,250

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
For airline concession fee.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
KES 0 -
KES  0.5 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 0 - 20,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.25 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 20,001 - 400,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 400,001 - 1,000,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.05 per kilogram
Inspection fees above 1,000,000 kgs.

Total Duration 1 d - 2 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 2 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 10mn 3h.
Attention at counter: 3h. 45mn 11h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 1 d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Section  40
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
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
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5 (h), 5
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, 6, 7
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
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