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Steps (65) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain farm inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain packhouse inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration for importers/exporters  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import/export licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain training certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export permit  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of conformity  (3) 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  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 16 expand_more expand_less

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) (x 8)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (Online)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 7)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse
Typesetting Company
Clearing Agent
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 4)
Port Health Services Kenya (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 4)

Results 15 expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection report
Packhouse inspection report
AFA HCD export licence
Certificate of registration for importers/exporters
Import/export licence
Export authorization letter
User credentials
Certificate of participation
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated EU certificate of origin
Import/export permit
Certificate of conformity
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection checklist
Lease agreement
Approved application for export licence
HCD payment receipt
FORM F - Application-renewal for registration of irish potato importer and exporter
Valid tax compliance certificate
Certificate of incorporation (x 4)
Identity card (x 3)
Form K - Application/renewal for import/export licence
Inspection report
Warehouse registration certificate (Form E)
Bank deposit slip (x 5)
AFA Food Crops Directorate receipt (x 2)
Exporter registration form
Contract
AFA HCD export licence (x 2)
Training status notification
KenTrade receipt
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
Sector specific license
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
EU certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry
Clearance entry (x 2)
Form M - Application for import/export irish potato permit
Import/export licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of produce
Plant import permit
KEPHIS payment receipt
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Packing list
KRA receipt
Air waybill
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Estimated cost KES  69,250 +USD  3

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KES 5,000
For export licence fee.
KES 5,000
For advance cess fee which is a form of levy imposed on all horticultural crops for export.
KES 20,000
For exporter licence.
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.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
KES 10,000
For training
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 0 -
0.5 % goods-value
For export permit.
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 29d - 142d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 29d 142d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 4h. 2d
Attention at counter: 2d 4d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 26d 136d

Laws 22 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
  Sections 4, First Schedule
Training Approval Approval from National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to Kentrade as a training provider
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 40, 41, Third Schedule
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  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 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
HCD Exporter Registration Checklist HCD Exporter Registration Checklist
Horticultural Crop Directorate Authority Legal Order 2011 Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011) 5th Schedule
  Sections 3rd, 4th, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, Fifth Schedule
KEBS Standards on Horticultural Products (KS 1758:2016)
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5 (h), 5, 7 (2)
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 Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  127
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 ,  articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
The Crops (Irish Potato) Regulations 2019 The Crops (Irish Potato) Regulations 2019
  Sections 7, 8, 14, 15, 22
Training charges Training Charges
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