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Sampling for germination and post-control
(last modified: 24/11/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
14 days  -  28 days

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

Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection Unit (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

Caroline Kavu

Seed Inspector
Email: seed@kephis.org
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

Samples accepted

What documents do I need to bring?

1. Processing inspection result - Form SR8B
Processing inspection result - Form SR8B
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consignment
Of seeds.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sampling tools
Including probes, spikes, weighing scales and soil dividers; as per the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) guidelines. For more information on the ISTA guidelines, click here.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.
Waiting time until next step: Min.   14 days - Max.   28 days

Legal justification

1. The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220
The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220
Section 15

Additional information

The quality assurance of standards tests can take up to three working weeks depending on the species of the seeds sampled.

Who certified this information ?

Stellamaris MULIKA, Seed Inspector, 01/11/2017

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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