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Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration of premises certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain international veterinary certificate for leather products hides and skins (VS23)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (6) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA and KPA release  (11) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 17 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 6)
Warehouse (x 2)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (x 4)
Mobile Money Platform
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (Mombasa) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs & Border Control, Mombasa (x 2)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Online Portal
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs and Border Control, Kilindini (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station) (x 2)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), Inland Container Depot (ICD) (Naivasha)

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Registration letter
Registration of premises certificate
International veterinary certificate (VS23)
Authenticated EU certificate of origin
Position slip endorsed by KPA
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 4)
Sector specific license
Tannery inspection checklist
Application for registration of premises certificate tanneries
Pre registration report
Environmental impact assessment licence
Occupational health hazard safety certificate
Valid business permit
Leather certificate of training
Lease agreement
DVS payment receipt
KRA e-slip
Hides, skins and leather inspection certificate (x 2)
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Dispatch note
KRA receipt
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
Proforma invoice
Identity card
Individual PIN Certificate
International veterinary certificate (VS23)
Cargo manifest (C2)
Import permit
Passed clearance entry stamped release by Port Health (x 2)
Packing list
Shipping order (x 2)
Bankers cheque
Passed clearance entry stamped release by AFA Tea Directorate (x 2)
KPA invoice
Position slip stamped by KRA
Passed clearance entry stamped release by AFA Tea Directorate and Port Health Services
Signed witnessing form
Form A - Release order
Position slip
Bill of lading

Estimated cost KES  10,000 +USD  3

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KES 10,000
For certificate of registration for tanneries.
USD 0 -
USD  0.75 per weight in tons
For merchant shipping levy.
KES 0 -
1 % Freight on board (FOB)
For international veterinary certificate.
For issuance of certificate of origin
USD 0 -
USD  80 per container
For shore handling export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  3 per hour
Plug in charges for reefer containers.

Total Duration 9d - 38d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 9d 38d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 40mn 7h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 5mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 8d 34d

Laws 9 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Section  14
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 25, 30
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 (Chapter 9)
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 41, 73, 75, 82, 123, 195
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, 89
Hide, skin and leather trade rules CAP 359 Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
  Sections 29, 31, 32, 36
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
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