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Apply for registration
(last modified: 04/08/2020)

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

10 mn  -  25 mn
7 days  -  30 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS)

What do I get?


What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sector specific license (original)
The license depends on the commodity of export

Time frame

The waiting time until verification of the origin of goods depends on the availability of the officers, and the number of pending applications
Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   7 days - Max.   30 days

Legal justification

1. The Cotonou Agreement
The Cotonou Agreement

Additional information

If the applicant is not the manufacturer,the applicant is required to provide details of the supplier(s) who will supply the goods for export and attach copies of supplier/producer’s declarations.
The exporter is advised to follow up with the department to expedite the verification of the origin of their goods.

Recourse: Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section)

Entity in charge

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section)

P.O. Box 00100-18013 Sameer Business Park, Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Tel: +254 770 319 912
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Assistant Manager, Tariff & Rules of Origin Section

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30

Contact person

Grace Temba

Assistant Manager, Rules of Origin Section
Tel: +254 770 319 912
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