Welcome to Kenya's Trade Information Portal More information
Official Kenya Government website

A .go.ke website belongs to an official government organization in Kenya. The Kenya Trade Information Portal is managed by the Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Secure .go.ke websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you're safely connected to the .go.ke website.

Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

print

Preview & Print

Properties

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (24) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 6)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 2)
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA)
Customs Shed (x 2)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated EU certificate of origin
Approved export health certificate
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Sector specific license
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EU certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Customs entry in under control status (x 2)
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence
Valid e-slip
Permit
Packing list
Air waybill
Certificate of origin
Preferential certificate of origin
Cleared customs entry stamped by BCO

Estimated cost KES  1,750 +USD  3

expand_more expand_less

KES expand_more expand_less
  • KES Add Name Here
This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 10d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 10d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 2h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 30mn 7h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 9d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

EAC Customs Mangement Regulations EAC Customs Mangement Regulations Regulation 216
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 73, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  89
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 10, 11, 12, 13
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Section  5
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License