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Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) 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  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Submit certificate of conformity for validation
(last modified: 08/10/2021)

Where to go?

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

Station 2 (Room 227) (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

Ruth Maina

Customer Care Officer, SGS
Tel: 0792 326 534
Email: RuthMaina@sgs.com

What do I get?

Validated certificate of conformity

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
KEBS consignment document (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of conformity (COC) (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a COC, click here.
A list of the products exempted from the COC is avalable in Annex 2 of the Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) manual.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import declaration form (IDF) (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Clearance entry (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  20mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 3, 5, 6, 7
2. Protocols on the Importation and Trade in Used Textiles and Shoes (Mitumba)
Protocols on the Importation and Trade in Used Textiles and Shoes (Mitumba)
3. Protocols for Importation of Used Textiles and Footwear into Kenya
Protocols for Importation of Used Textiles and Footwear into Kenya
4. The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
Section 7
5. Standards Act
Standards Act
Section 4

Additional information

Products with a defined and marked shelf life are required to have a remaining shelf life on importation of at least 75% for food stuffs and 50% for chemica products.

Who certified this information ?

Emmanuel NGUZO, Officer in Charge, KEBS - JKIA, 08/04/2020

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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