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Consignment inspection
(last modified: 08/11/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

60 mn  -  2h 0 mn
 -  0.5 day

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

Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services Office

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

KEPHIS Officer

Head, Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
KEPHIS Inspection Zones KEPHIS Inspection Zones
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

Approved invoice
Phytosanitary certificate

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
For approval by KEPHIS once inspection is done.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consignment
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the owner or an appointed technical personnel.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Fruit quality inspection report (copy)
Issued by AFA Horticultural Crops Directorate.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   30mn - Max.  1h.
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   0.5 day

Legal justification

1. The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
Sections 3, 4, 22
2. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Section 5
3. The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
Sections 3, 4
4. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 6, 8, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40

Additional information

Fresh produce must be presented for inspection at the designated inspection zones provided in the attachment on the contact details tab. The time taken to carry out the inspection depends on the size of the consignment and type of produce. KEPHIS will stamp the invoice after inspection.

Who certified this information ?

Isaac NYATENG, Senior Plant Inspector, 13/08/2020

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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