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Pay prescribed fees (for payments made physically)
(last modified: 19/10/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Accounts Office (KEPHIS)

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

Eddie Lihanda Alugaya

Accountant
Tel: +254 709 891 162
Email: eddie@kephis.org
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

KEPHIS payment receipt
KEPHIS Electronic Certification System (ECS) user manual

Cost KES 21,000

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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
For fresh produce
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.
For dry produce
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.
Phytosanitary certificate deposit fee
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
Payment methods: mobile money platforms, cheques or direct deposit
MPESA paybill number 570581. Account number will be the service paid for e.g., "Field Audit".

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
2. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Sections 3(d), 7(2)
3. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Section 40
4. KEPHIS Notice
KEPHIS Notice

Who certified this information ?

Faith NDUNGE, Head, Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services, 09/05/2017

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Managing Director (KEPHIS)

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

Prof. Theophilus M. Mutui (PhD)

Managing Director
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: director@kephis.org
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