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Steps (19) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 4)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Passed clearance entry stamped (gate stamp) by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
Invoice (x 4)
KRA e-slip
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Passed clearance entry (x 4)
Plant import permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Valid e-slip
Clearance entry
KEBS consignment document
Packing list
EAC certificate of origin form
Demand note
Bank deposit slip
Passed clearance entry released by KRA

Estimated cost KES  1,000 +USD  265

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
3.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
KES  0.5 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 0 - 20,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.25 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 20,001 - 400,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 400,001kgs - 1,000,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.05 per kilogram
Inspection fees above 1,000,000kgs.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
KES 0 -
20 % customs value
For destination inspection fees.
USD 265
Importers will be required to pay whichever is higher of the $265.00 or 0.6% of the customs value with a maximum fee payable of $2,700 for destination inspection fees.

Total Duration 3h. 20mn - 2d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3h. 20mn 2d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 25mn 3h. 10mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 55mn 4h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127, 127C, 128B, 199
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
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
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5 (h), 5
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472) Fifth schedule
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
Legal Notice 127 of  2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 127 of 2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 5, 7, 8
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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