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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
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
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
Obtain KPA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Obtain user credentials and ECS user rights letter
(last modified: 01/12/2020)

You can complete this step online

language Obtain online

Waiting time until next step

 -  1 day

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

ICT Department (KEPHIS)

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

James Aboge

Head, ICT
Tel: +254 709 891 170
Email: jaboge@kephis.org

What do I get?

Export authorization letter
User credentials

Time frame

Waiting time until next step: Max.   1 day

Additional information

The user credentials and ECS user rights will be sent to the applicant via e-mail. However, they may not be sent at the same time. The authorization letter gives the exporter clearance to export to the specified market during application. If the exporter desires to switch markets or crops, KEPHIS will initiate another audit prior to giving new clearance and authorization.

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Managing Director (KEPHIS)

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

Prof. Theophilus M. Mutui (PhD)

Managing Director
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: director@kephis.org
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