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Obtain tea buyer/exporter & importer registration certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for the registration certificate
(last modified: 09/10/2020)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
7 days  -  20 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA Tea Directorate E-Portal

What do I get?

Submission notification
Successful submission notification
User credentials

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
Valid copy.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of company directors (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bankers cheque (copy)
A blank one to be attached.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bank deposit slip (copy)
A blank one to be attached.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business plan (copy)
Detailing the source of tea, warehousing arrangements, prospective markets and financial capability.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business proposal (copy)
Detailing the source of tea, warehousing arrangements, prospective markets and financial capability.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
Of the directors of the company.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of the directors of the company.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company contact details
Will be required to create user credentials to access the eTrade Portal.

Time frame

New applications for the licence must be gazetted; this period can take up to two (2) weeks.
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   15mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   7 days - Max.   20 days

Legal justification

1. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 20, 21, 22, 23 1st Schedule

Additional information

New users will be required to create their login credentials while registering on the ePortal prior to application for the registration certificate. All documents to be attached must be in pdf format. The design of the AFA Tea Directorate Portal has a feature that will require the trader to attach either a copy of a blank bankers cheque or a copy of a blank receipt to be able to complete their online registration process. The submission notification is sent via e-mail.

Recourse: AFA Tea Directorate

Entity in charge

AFA Tea Directorate

Tea Board House, Naivasha Road, off Ngong Road, P.O. Box 20064, Nairobi 00200
Tel: +254 722 200 556 / +254 734 600 944
Email: info@teaboard.or.ke
Website: tea.agricultureauthority.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Interim Senior Officer (AFA Tea Directorate) (Mombasa)

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

Julius M. King'oo

Interim Senior Officer
Tel: +254 721 200 556 / +254 738 600 944
Email: jkingoo@afa.go.ke
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