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Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain germination test certificate
(last modified: 24/11/2021)

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Seed Certification & PVP Automation System

KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

Seed testing certificate

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 16

Additional information

The germination test certificate is valid for twelve (12) months, from the date of testing for: cereals pulses, fibre crops and sunflower. Nine (9)months from the date of testing for: herbage grass, oil crops, pasture legumes, root crops, vegetables and stimulant crops and twelve (12) months from the date of sealing for all other kinds of species of seeds.

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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