What are the requirements?
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
For local companies.
Certificate of compliance (copy)
For a branch of a foreign company.
Company PIN certificate (copy)
Valid business permit (copy)
Identity card (copy)
Of the directors if they are Kenyan citizens.
Valid work permit (copy)
Of the directors if they are foreigners.
Attention at counter:
- Max. 10mn
Waiting time until next step:
Min. 2 days
- Max. 5 days
KEBS Standards on Horticultural Products (KS 1758:2016)
The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020)
Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Sections 28, 29, 30, 31
Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 8, 13, 18, 20, 40, 41
The applicant must call HCD to track their application which must be approved by the AFA Board. The Board usually meets once a week or after every two weeks depending on the number of applications. The KEBS Standards on Horticultural Products (KS 1758:2016) is not a public document but can be purchased from the government press.
Who certified this information ?
Wilfred YAKO, Senior Horticulture Officer,