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Obtain farm inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain packhouse inspection report  (2) 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
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain COMESA certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 13 expand_more expand_less

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) (x 7)
Mobile Money Platform (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 3)

Results 9 expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection report
Packhouse inspection report
AFA HCD export licence
Export authorization letter
User credentials
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated COMESA certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry stamped released by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Farm inspection checklist
Lease agreement
Approved application for export licence
HCD payment receipt
Exporter registration form
Contract
AFA HCD export licence (x 2)
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Sector specific license
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
COMESA certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Exit note
Passed clearance entry stamped by verification officer
Cargo manifest stamped by verification officer

Estimated cost KES  32,500 +USD  3

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KES 5,000
For export licence fee.
KES 5,000
For advance cess fee which is a form of levy imposed on all horticultural crops for export.
KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 1,000
For field audit for one hectare or less.
KES 0 -
KES  250 per hectare
For field audit for every additional hectare above one hectare.
KES 5,000
For inspection of dry produce weighing less than 34 kilograms.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection of dry produce for every additional kilogram above 34 kilograms.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 25d - 75d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 25d 75d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 15mn 6h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 3d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 23d 71d

Laws 20 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
  Sections 4, First Schedule
COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 40, 41, Third Schedule
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 235
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, 194
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
HCD Exporter Registration Checklist HCD Exporter Registration Checklist
Horticultural Crop Directorate Authority Legal Order 2011 Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011) 5th Schedule
  Sections 3rd, 4th, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, Fifth Schedule
KEBS Standards on Horticultural Products (KS 1758:2016)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5, 7 (2)
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  127
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
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