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Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain seed testing certificate  (12) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain AGOA certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (8) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 11)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 2)
Seed Certification & PVP Automation System (x 10)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 3)
Typesetting Company
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA)
Clearing Agent
Customs Shed (x 4)

Results 10 expand_more expand_less

Export authorization letter
User credentials
Seed testing certificate
User credentials
Certificate of registration
Notice to import/export booklet SR14
Authenticated AGOA certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Approved export health certificate
Certificate of export number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Exporter registration form
AFA HCD export licence (x 2)
Application for field inspection of a seed crop - Form SR5
Seeds transport notice - Form SR7 (x 2)
Field inspection result - Form SR6 (x 2)
Processing inspection result - Form SR8B (x 2)
Request for sampling/sealing/testing of seeds for certification - Form SR 9
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Application for registration as a seed merchant - Form SR1
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Academic qualification
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
AGOA certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry
Notice to export - Form SR 14
Plant import permit
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Phytosanitary certificate
KEPHIS payment receipt
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence
Material safety data sheet
Valid e-slip
Clearance entry (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Approved invoice
KRA receipt
Air waybill
Passed clearance entry
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Estimated cost KES  98,750 +USD  3

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KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
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.
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.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
KES 75,000
For application fee.
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 1,000
For issuance of phytosanitary certificate.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
Airline concession fees.

Total Duration 30d - 135d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 30d 135d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 40mn 5h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 4d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 28d 130d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

African Growth Opportunity Act African Growth Opportunity Act
Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013) First Schedule
  Section  4
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 16, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 10, 11, 12, 13
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5, 7 (2)
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Seeds and Varieties Act Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
  Sections 3C, 3D, 3B, 3, 3A, 24 ,  Article 3C
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Section  16
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4
The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220 The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220
  Sections 6, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 23
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