What documents do I need to bring?
Import declaration form (IDF) (original)
Clearance entry (original)
Release order stamped by handling shed (original)
Relevant to the consignment.
Air waybill (original)
Packing list (original)
Additionally, for consignments with exemptions or waivers
Exemption letter (original)
Letter of exemption, waiver or authority from the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.
Waiting time in queue:
- Max. 30mn
Attention at counter:
- Max. 10mn
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sec 3, 7
Once verification of the consignment is done, KEBS will generate a local certificate of compliance (COC) online for Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to view and pass the clearance entry. The local certificate of compliance number will be written on the importer's clearance entry.