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Obtain import licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
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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 KRA release  (13) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain import standardization mark
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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

Popo Road, KEBS Building, P.O. Box 54974, Nairobi 00200
Tel: +254 20 6948000
Email: info@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Import Standardization Mark Centre (KEBS)

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

Administrative Assistant (KEBS)

Administrative Assistant
Tel: +254 020 694 8310
Email: ism@kebs.org

What do I get?

Import Standardization Mark

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. KEBS Public Notice on Implementation of Import Standardization Mark (ISM) Logo
KEBS Public Notice on Implementation of Import Standardization Mark (ISM) Logo

Additional information

The import standardization mark logo is sent to the trader(s) via email.

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

Popo Road, KEBS Building, P.O. Box 54974, Nairobi 00200
Tel: +254 20 6948000
Email: info@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Director, Quality Assurance & Inspection Department (KEBS)

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 Nguyo

Ag. Director Quality Assurance and Inspection Department
Tel: +254 20 6948447 / +254 722 202 137/8
Email: Nguyob@kebs.org
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