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Steps (35) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an exporter  (4) 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 AGOA certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 16 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 4)
Mobile Money Platform (x 3)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 2)
Electronic Certification System (ECS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA) (x 3)
Customs Shed (x 2)
Airline

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Export authorization letter
User credentials
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated AGOA certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Exporter registration form
KEPHIS inspection checklist for facilities
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Sector specific license
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
AGOA certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Customs entry in under control status (x 4)
Packing list (x 4)
Fruit quality inspection report
Approved invoice
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Air waybill (x 2)
Certificate of origin
Preferential certificate of origin
Cleared customs entry stamped by BCO (x 2)

Estimated cost KES  7,250 +USD  3

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KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
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 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 500
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate for fresh produce.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 8d - 32d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 8d 32d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 5h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 6h. 55mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 6d 29d

Laws 19 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
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
EAC Customs Mangement Regulations EAC Customs Mangement Regulations Regulation 216
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 73, 74, 75, 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, 89
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
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
  Section  5
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Section  5
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
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Sections 3, 4, 16, 22
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4, 22
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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