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Steps (33) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 4)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Clearing Agent
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 4)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 5)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 3)

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

Export authorization letter
User credentials
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated EAC certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Cargo manifest stamped released by KRA
Passed clearance entry stamped released by KRA

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Exporter registration form
Contract
KEPHIS inspection checklist for facilities
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
Sector specific license
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Typed certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry (x 4)
Clearance entry
Plant import permit
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEPHIS
KEPHIS receipt
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Cargo manifest (C2)
Packing list
Permit
Passed clearance entry stamped by verification officer
Cargo manifest stamped by verification officer
Form F147 stamped release by KRA

Estimated cost KES  14,000 + USD  3

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KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 1,000
For field audit for one hectare or less.
KES 0 -
KES  250 per hectare
For field audit for every additional hectare above one hectare.
KES 5,000
For inspection of dry produce weighing less than 34 kilograms.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection of dry produce for every additional kilogram above 34 kilograms.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 500
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate.
KES 1,000
For issuance of phytosanitary certificate.
KES 5,000
For inspection fee for 0-34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 34,001-280,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 280,000 kgs and above.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 14 d - 53 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 14 d 53 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 50mn 6h.
Attention at counter: 7h. 40mn 19h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 14 d 51 d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013) First Schedule
  Section  4
COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 16, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  194
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5 (h), 5
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Section  16
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
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