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Steps (42) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain seed testing certificate  (13) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 11 expand_more expand_less

Mobile Money Platform (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 3)
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Clearing Agent
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 4)
Port Health Services Kenya (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

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

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Exporter registration form
Contract
AFA HCD export licence (x 2)
Application for field inspection of a seed crop - Form SR5
Map
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
Valid tax compliance certificate
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Bankers cheque
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EU certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Plant import permit
Notice to export - Form SR 14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Phytosanitary certificate
KEPHIS payment receipt
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Packing list

Estimated cost KES  104,000 +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.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 500
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate.
KES 1,000
For issuance of phytosanitary certificate.
KES 5,000
For inspection fee for 0-34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 34,001-280,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
For inspection fees for 280,000 kgs and above.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 30d - 134d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 30d 134d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 50mn 5h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 4d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 28d 129d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

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
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5 (h), 5, 7 (2)
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
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 Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
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
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