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Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Submit clearance documents for verification
(last modified: 24/02/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Inland Container Depot (ICD) Embakasi

P.O. Box 54974, Tel: +254 20 6948000 Email: info@kebs.org Website: www.kebs.org, Nairobi 00200
Tel: 0716670152
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Allocation Desk

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

Contact person

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

What do I get?

Passed clearance entry stamped stop and verify by KEBS

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passed clearance entry (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import declaration form (IDF) (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Export certificate (copy)
Should be accompanied with a translation if the original language used is not English.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Registration certificate (copy)
For motor vehicles imported from UK. The registration certificate should be accompanied with a translation if the original language is not English.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of roadworthiness (copy)
Issued at the country of origin by KEBS appointed partners. The appointed partners are available in Japan, United Kingdom (UK), South Africa, Thailand and the United Arabs Emirates (UAE).
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  2h.
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 7, 8
2. Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Sections 25, 30

Additional information

For motor vehicles originating from countries with KEBS appointed partners will be subject to destination inspection which attracts a fee of 20% of the customs value of the consignment.
For motor vehicles originating from countries without KEBS appointed partners will attract a minimum fee of USD 265 or 0.6% of the customs value, whichever is higher, to facilitate the issuance of a local certificate of compliance. In such cases, KEBS will issue a demand note.

Who certified this information ?

Mutuma MUTHURI, Officer In Charge (KEBS) (ICD), 11/10/2019

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Inland Container Depot (ICD) Embakasi

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Inland Container Depot (ICD) Embakasi

P.O. Box 54974, Tel: +254 20 6948000 Email: info@kebs.org Website: www.kebs.org, Nairobi 00200
Tel: 0716670152
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer in Charge (KEBS) (ICD) - Room 305

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

Contact person

Mutuma Muthuri

Officer in Charge (KEBS) (ICD)
Email: muthurim@kebs.org
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