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Obtain ginning factory inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain ginning licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain cotton lint export licence  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain seed cotton buying registration certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain cotton lint quality report  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (10) expand_more expand_less
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Apply for registration certificate
(last modified: 01/12/2020)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA Fibre Crops Directorate

West Riverside Lane, Off Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 66271, Nairobi 00800
Tel: +254 203 530 908 / +254 202 339 830
Email: infofibre@afa.go.ke, fibrecrops@gmail.com
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/cotton-development-authority/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Regulations & Compliance Department (AFA Fibre Crops Directorate)

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

Susan Kahiri

Regulation and Compliance Support Officer
Tel: +254 202 339 830 (Ext 116)
Email: info@cottondevelopment.co.ke, customercare@cottondevelopment.co.ke

What do I get?

Application accepted

What documents do I need to bring?

1. Application for a registration certificate for seed cotton buying - Form A1
Application for a registration certificate for seed cotton buying - Form A1 (copy)
Filled out by the applicant.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Seed cotton buying store inspection report (copy)
3. Valid police clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct)
Valid police clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) (copy)
Issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid tax compliance certificate (copy)
For the company. This is obtained online via the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) website.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
For a company.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of registration (copy)
For co-operatives and individuals.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bank recommendation letter (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bank statement (copy)
The recent bank statement within the last three months.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Annual production returns (copy)
For the previous year.
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid business permit (copy)
Certified copy from respective County Government.
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contract (copy)
Stating the source of the fibre if the applicant is not growing their own.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Section 20

Recourse: AFA Fibre Crops Directorate

Entity in charge

AFA Fibre Crops Directorate

West Riverside Lane, Off Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 66271, Nairobi 00800
Tel: +254 203 530 908 / +254 202 339 830
Email: infofibre@afa.go.ke, fibrecrops@gmail.com
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/cotton-development-authority/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Manager, Regulations and Compliance Department (AFA Fibre Crops Directorate)

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

John Adhola

Deputy Director, Regulations and Compliance
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