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Obtain grower marketer licence  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application and pay application fees
(last modified: 04/08/2020)

You can apply for this step online

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA IMIS Portal


What do I get?

Payment advice

What documents do I need to bring?

For all traders
1. Coffee grower marketer licence application form
Coffee grower marketer licence application form (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Pulping station licence (original)
For more information on how to obtain a pulping station licence, click here
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sworn affidavit (copy)
By the Commissioner of Oaths and signed by the applicant.
4. Valid police clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct)
Valid police clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) (copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Letter of undertaking (original)
To furnish coffee directorate with monthly returns and comply with KEBS KS1052,593,2221,175(2011).
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Production statistics (copy)
For the past three years with evidence of milling statements.
Additionally, for individuals
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid tax compliance certificate (copy)
Of the applicant. This is obtained online via the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) website.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
Of the applicant.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of the applicant.
Additionally, for a company or a society
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid tax compliance certificate (copy)
Of the company. This is obtained online via the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) website.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Form CR 2 (copy)
With paid up share capital of not less than KES 300,000.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contact details
Of the directors.

Cost KES 1,000

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  • KES Add Name Here
KES 1,000
For grower marketer licence application form.
Payment methods: Mobile money platforms
For payments made through MPESA, the paybill number is 400222. Account number format will be; the business code (468927) followed by (#) then the client's name. For example, 468927#James.

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Coffee Act CAP 333
Coffee Act CAP 333
Section 7
2. Coffee Act CAP 333 - Coffee (Forms) Rules, 2012
Coffee Act CAP 333 - Coffee (Forms) Rules, 2012 4th Schedule
3.
KEBS Standards on Roasted coffee beans and roasted ground coffee - Specification (KS 1052:2011)
The KEBS Standards on Roasted coffee beans and roasted ground coffee - Specification (KS 1052:2011) is not a public document, but can be purchased from the government press.

Recourse: AFA Coffee Directorate

Entity in charge

AFA Coffee Directorate

Coffee Plaza Building, Haile Selassie Avenue, P.O. BOX 30566, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 710 670 026 / +254 788 109 426
Website: https://coffee.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Interim Senior Officer, Regulations and Compliance Department (9th floor)

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

Bernard N. Gichovi

Interim Senior Officer, Regulations and Compliance Department
Tel: +254 788 109 426 / +254 710 670 026
Email: bengichovi@gmail.com
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