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Steps (35) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit for animal feed (VS10)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (9) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS final release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 3)
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 4)
Clearing Agent
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (JKIA) (Animal Holding Station) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Bank
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 6)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import permit for animal feeds (VS10)
Approved import declaration form (IDF)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Certificate of analysis
Proforma invoice (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Approved import declaration form (IDF) (x 7)
Air waybill
Identity card
Import permit for animal feeds (VS10)
Notification of arrival (Release order)
International veterinary health certificate
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 3)
Certificate of origin
Certificate of analysis (x 2)
Radiation certificate
Stamped plant import permit
Registered customs entry
Phytosanitary certificate
Import health certificate
Packing list (x 3)
Release order stamped by KEBS
Commercial medicines import permit
KRA e-slip
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Registered customs entry
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Permit
Release order stamped by HVO
Release order stamped by customs (x 3)
Handling shed invoice
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Release order stamped by customs
Delivery notification
Customs entry in under control status
Release order stamped by KEBS
Representatives
Authorization letter

Estimated cost KES  1,250 +USD  0.33

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KES 1,000
For processing fees.
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.
USD 0.18
For handling charges.
USD 0.15
For storage charges per day.

Total Duration 3d  - 8d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3d 8d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 40mn 4h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 6h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2d 6d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Section  8
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Sec 25, 30
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  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 36, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Fertilizers and Animal Food Stuffs Cap 345 Fertilizers and Animal Food Stuffs Cap 345
  Section  2B
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
KRA Public Notice KRA Public Notice
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Sections 7, 8
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Section  135
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
  Section  7
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