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Register with Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) online service portal  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain wholesale dealer's licence and certificate of premise registration  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of good manufacturing practices  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain product registration certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain pharmaceuticals export permit  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain PPB release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for export permit
(last modified: 29/07/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
1 day  -  2 days

What do I get?

KESWS submission notification KESWS submission notification
Submitted pharmaceutical export permit

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Unique consignment reference (UCR) number
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Wholesale dealer's licence (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a wholesale dealer licence, click here.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Product registration certificate (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a product registration certificate, click here.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Retention certificate (copy)
The retention certificate is only needed if the products have been marketed locally for at least one year. For more information on how to obtain the retention certificate, click here.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of analysis (copy)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   20mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   2 days

Legal justification

1. Pharmacy and Poisons Act Rules
Pharmacy and Poisons Act Rules
Section 4

Additional information

For goods manufactured locally and are not be sold in the local market but for export purpose only, a product registration certificate and retention certificate will not be required. However, the certificate of analysis is a mandatory requirement.

Recourse: Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Entity in charge

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

P.O. Box 00200-36943, Longonot Road, Upper Hill, Embankment Plaza, Nairobi
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, complaints@kentrade.go.ke
Website: kentrade.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customer Service & Contact Centre (KenTrade)

Mon: 07:00 - 19:00
Tue: 07:00 - 19:00
Wed: 07:00 - 19:00
Thu: 07:00 - 19:00
Fri: 07:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 14:00
Sun: 08:00 - 14:00

Contact person

Joseph Mukite

Senior Contact Centre Officer
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, jmukite@kentrade.go.ke
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