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Steps (25) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre clearance documentation  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain motor vehicle registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Container Freight Station (CFS) release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Submit documents for verification
(last modified: 10/07/2019)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS)

Mombasa

Unit in charge

Inspection Department (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 08:00 - 21:00
Tue: 08:00 - 21:00
Wed: 08:00 - 21:00
Thu: 08:00 - 21:00
Fri: 08:00 - 21:00
Sat: 08:00 - 17:00

Contact person

Inspector

Inspector
List of Container Freight Stations (CFS).pdf List of Container Freight Stations (CFS).pdf

What do I get?

Go ahead to obtain release
Demand note

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Customs entry in under control status (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Approved import declaration form (IDF) (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)

Cost

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  • KES Add Name Here
Negotiations of the rates and charges are between the trader and the clearing agent.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   15mn

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 7, 8
2. Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Sections 25, 30

Additional information

For motor vehicles originating from countries with KEBS appointed partners will be subject to destination inspection which attracts a fee of 20% of the customs value of the consignment.
For motor vehicles originating from countries without KEBS appointed partners will attract a minimum fee of USD 265 or 0.6% of the customs value, whichever is higher, to facilitate the issuance of a local certificate of compliance. In such cases, KEBS will issue a demand note.

Who certified this information ?

Patrick KIPTOO, Officer in Charge, KEBS - MSA, 14/05/2019

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Kilindini)

P.O. Box 80100-99376, Mombasa
Tel: +254 412 317 030/1/2/4/5 / +254 412 230 940/38/39
Tel. 1: +254 412 229 448
Email: kebs-msa@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org

Unit in charge

Office of the Manager, Inspection (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00

Contact person

Saleri Musa

Manager, Port Operations
Tel: +254 412 317 030/1/2/4/5
Email: salerim@kebs.org
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