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Obtain import licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an importer  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain local certificate of compliance number  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import standardization mark (ISM)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (13) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (6) expand_more expand_less

Pay for local certificate of compliance
(last modified: 21/01/2022)

You can apply for this step online

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Mobile Money Platform

What do I get?

MPESA confirmation message

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Demand note (original)


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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 0 -
5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For issuance of a local certificate of compliance.
Payment methods: cash, Mobile money platforms
For payments via MPESA, paybill no: 804700, account no: 10060.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

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
Section 7

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

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)

Airport South Road (Swissport Cargo Complex), Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 566 631 / +254 206 123 033 953
Email: info@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer In Charge (KEBS) (JKIA)

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

Emmanuel Nguzo

Officer In Charge
Tel: +254 203 566 641
Email: nguzoe@kebs.org
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