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Submit documents for verification
(last modified: 04/08/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (JKIA) (Animal Holding Station)

Freight Terminal, Nairobi
Email: dvsjkia@kilimo.go.ke
For consignments that arrive after 1700 hrs, pre arrangements can be made with the DVS officers to organize for inspection.

Unit in charge

Veterinary Office (DVS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
For consignments that arrive after 1700 hrs, pre arrangements can be made with the DVS officers to organize for inspection.

Contact person

Veterinary Officer (DVS)

Veterinary Officer

What do I get?

Go ahead for verification

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import permit for dogs and cats (VS01) (copy)
For more information on how to obtain an import permit for dogs and cats, click here.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notification of arrival (Release order) (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of origin (copy)
From the country of origin.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
International veterinary health certificate (copy)
From the country of origin.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Vaccination certificate (copy)
From the country of origin.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Rabies laboratory test certificate (copy)
From the country of origin.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  5mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
Section 14

Who certified this information ?

Dr. David IRUNGU, Officer in Charge (DVS) (JKIA) , 19/09/2019

Recourse: Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (JKIA) (Animal Holding Station)

Entity in charge

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (JKIA) (Animal Holding Station)

Freight Terminal, Nairobi
Email: dvsjkia@kilimo.go.ke
For consignments that arrive after 1700 hrs, pre arrangements can be made with the DVS officers to organize for inspection.

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer in Charge (DVS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
For consignments that arrive after 1700 hrs, pre arrangements can be made with the DVS officers to organize for inspection.

Contact person

Dr. David Irungu

Officer in Charge (DVS) (JKIA)
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