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Go down facility audit
(last modified: 22/07/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
1 day  -  3 days

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

Faith Ndunge

Head, Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: fndunge@kephis.org
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

Inspection feedback

What are the requirements?

1.
KEPHIS inspection checklist for facilities (copy)
Traders are expected to comply with the requirements, and meet the standards in the checklist.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the owner or appointed technical personnel.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Godown facility
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Dry produce
E.g., tea, coffee, cereals, grains, sisal, cotton etc.

Time frame

The time taken to carry out the audit depends on the go-down facility and the number of inspectors.
Attention at counter: Min.   3h. - Max.   5h.
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   3 days

Legal justification

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

Additional information

The inspection can be done by one or two inspectors depending on the size the farm or go-down facility.
The inspection feedback is valid for three (3) months from the date of issue.

Who certified this information ?

Faith NDUNGE, Head, Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services, 09/05/2017

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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