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Steps (34) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
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 AGOA certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 13 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 4)
Mobile Money Platform (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 3)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 4)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Typesetting Company
Electronic Certification System: ECS
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA)
Customs Shed (x 3)

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

Export authorization letter
User credentials
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated AGOA certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Approved export health certificate
Certificate of export number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Exporter registration form
KEPHIS inspection checklist for facilities
AFA HCD export licence
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)
AGOA certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry
Clearance entry
Packing list
Approved invoice (x 2)
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence
Valid e-slip
Passed clearance entry
Pharmaceutical export permit
Air waybill
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Estimated cost KES  28,750 +USD  3

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KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 5,000
For inspection fees for 0-34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 34,001-280,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 280,000 kgs and above.
KES 1,000
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate for dry produce.
KES 5,000
For inspection fees for 0-34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 34,001-280,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 280,000 kgs and above.
KES 1,000
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate for dry produce.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 17d - 60d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 17d 60d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 5h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 7h. 55mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 15d 57d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

African Growth Opportunity Act African Growth Opportunity Act
Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013) First Schedule
  Section  4
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 16, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
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
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5, 7 (2)
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Sections 3, 4, 16, 22
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4, 22
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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