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Obtain farm inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain packhouse inspection report  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (8) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA and KPA release  (12) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application for export licence
(last modified: 09/08/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
 -  2 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA IMIS Portal


AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) Regional Offices AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) Regional Offices

What do I get?

Application accepted

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of shareholders (Form CR-12) (copy)
Certified copy for limited companies.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
For local companies.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (copy)
For a branch of a foreign company.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company PIN certificate (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid tax compliance certificate (copy)
This is obtained online via the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) website.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid business permit (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid work permit (copy)
Of the directors if they are foreigners.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
Of the Directors of the Company.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of the Directors of the Company.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Information
Details of the intended produce for export, packhouse details, as well as details of transportation of the consignment.
Additionally, for exporters buying produce from a farmer
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contract (copy)
If the exporter is purchasing produce from a grower, then a contract must be witnessed by a HCD officer. It can be authenticated during the farm inspection or the packhouse inspection or upon request.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Lease agreement (copy)
For contracted packhouses.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   2 days

Legal justification

1. The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020)
The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020) Regulation 28
2. Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Section 4 1st Schedule
3. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 6, 8, 13, 18, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 40, 41 3rd Schedule

Who certified this information ?

Josephine SIMIYU, Deputy Director, Regulations and Compliance , 19/06/2017

Recourse: AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

Entity in charge

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

Mazao Road, P.O. Box 00100-42601, Nairobi
Tel: +254 202 088 469 / +254 202 131 560
Email: directorhcd@afa.go.ke, info@afa.go.ke
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/

Unit in charge

Regulations & Compliance Department (HCD)

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

Josephine Simiyu

Deputy Director, Regulations & Compliance
Tel: +254 203 532 898/7
Email: jnatecho@afa.go.ke, jnatecho@gmail.com
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