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Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain seed testing certificate  (12) 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  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

Pay for inspection (for payments made physically)
(last modified: 29/11/2021)

Costs

( see details )

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

Free of charge
10 mn  -  25 mn
5 days  -  60 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

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

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
KEPHIS invoice (copy)

Cost

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Cost will depend on the crop and the acreage.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   5 days - Max.   60 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 Fifth Schedule
2. Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Section 24

Additional information

The time before the field inspection of a seed crop varies as it is based on the species and variety. Applicants are advised to apply for inspection no later than a month of planting the seeds.

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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