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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  (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 EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Farm inspection
(last modified: 22/07/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD)

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

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

Gladys Mwai

HCD Officer
Tel: +254 202 012 422/231
Email: hcdtechnical@gmail.com, hcdtecnical@yahoo.com
AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) Regional Offices AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate (HCD) Regional Offices

What do I get?

Farm inspection report

What are the requirements?

For all exporters
1. Farm inspection checklist
Farm inspection checklist
The farmer will be expected to meet and fulfill the requirements outlined in the checklist.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Collection shed
Should be secure, hygienic, have availability of good grading facility, storage area, plastic crates and pallets, be accessible, have a working space away from the produce handling area, tables should be made of impervious, non-toxic material that is easy to clean and disinfect and should be well ventilated and have a waste disposal facility.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Farm
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the farmer.
For exporters buying produce from a farmer
1. PS II form
PS II form (copy)
Providing details of the farm, crop production and other details.
2. 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.

Cost Free

Time frame

The time taken to carry out the farm inspection depends on the structural layout of the farm and the type of operations of the farm.
Attention at counter: Min.   2h. - Max.   3h.

Legal justification

1. The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) 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
2. Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Section 4 1st Schedule
3. Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Sections 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33 5th Schedule
4. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 27, 28, 29, 32 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 42601, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 088 469 / +254 202 131 560
Email: directorhcd@afa.go.ke, info@afa.go.ke
Website: http://www.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

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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