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Register with AFA IMIS Portal  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
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
Obtain export clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
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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Obtain KEPHIS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application for registration
(last modified: 01/12/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

10 mn  -  25 mn
7 days  -  30 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section)

P.O. Box 00100-18013 Sameer Business Park, Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Tel: +254 770 319 912
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Rules of Origin Section (Block B3, Second Floor)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30

Contact person

Clerk

Clerical Officer

What do I get?

Appointment

What documents do I need to bring?

1. Rules of origin exporter registration form
Rules of origin exporter registration form (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sector specific license (original)
The license depends on the commodity of export

Time frame

The waiting time until verification of the origin of goods depends on the availability of the officers, and the number of pending applications
Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   7 days - Max.   30 days

Legal justification

1. The Cotonou Agreement
The Cotonou Agreement

Additional information

If the applicant is not the manufacturer,the applicant is required to provide details of the supplier(s) who will supply the goods for export and attach copies of supplier/producer’s declarations.
The exporter is advised to follow up with the department to expedite the verification of the origin of their goods.

Who certified this information ?

Anthony MUGO, Supervisor, KRA Tariff & Rules of Origin Section, 10/05/2017

Recourse: Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section)

Entity in charge

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section)

P.O. Box 00100-18013 Sameer Business Park, Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Tel: +254 770 319 912
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Assistant Manager, Tariff & Rules of Origin Section

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30

Contact person

Grace Temba

Assistant Manager, Rules of Origin Section
Tel: +254 770 319 912
Email: grace.temba@kra.go.ke
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