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Steps (42) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration of premises certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain no objection import permit  (1) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain DVS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS consignment document  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KPA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain gate pass  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (x 6)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 4)
Clearing Agent
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 3)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 4)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (Mombasa) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)

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Registration of premises certificate
User credentials
Import permit for hides, skins, leather and leather products (VS08)
Dispatch note
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application for registration of premises certificate tanneries
Tannery inspection report
Environmental impact assessment licence
Occupational health hazard safety certificate
Valid business permit
Leather certificate of training
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Lease agreement
Payment advice
DVS payment receipt
Application letter
Request for company registration
Company PIN
No objection import permit
Health certificate
Passed clearance entry
Company PIN certificate
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 3)
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 6)
Veterinary health certificate
Import permit for hides, skins, leather and leather products (VS08)
Cargo manifest (C2) (x 2)
Preferential certificate of origin (x 4)
Passed clearance entry stamped release by DVS
EAC certificate of origin form
Certificate of quality
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Certificate of export (x 2)
Permit (x 3)
Passed clearance entry endorsed by verification officer
Commercial invoice
Bill of lading (x 2)
Test report
Import permit
International Veterinary Health Certificate
Hides, skins and leather inspection certificate
KRA receipt
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
Valid port pass
Position slip
Passed clearance entry stamped goods released by KEBS
Position slip endorsed by KPA
Quadruplicate entry
Position slip stamped by KRA

Estimated cost KES  10,000

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KES 10,000
For certificate of registration for tanneries.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
3.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
KES  100 per consignment
For dispatch note.
KES 0 -
16 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For Value Added Tax.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration form.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
USD 0 -
USD  1.75 per weight in tons
For a 20 feet container to a maximum of 5 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
USD 0 -
USD  2 per weight in tons
For a 40 feet container to a maximum of 6 tons per TEU. For merchant shipping levy.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For shore handlingcharges.
USD 0 -
USD  70 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  160 per container
For shore handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage charges.

Total Duration 2d  - 10d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 10d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 40mn 6h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 3d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 6d

Laws 19 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364 Part g
  Sections 9, 14
COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 234, 235
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, 187
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
Hide, skin and leather trade rules CAP 359 Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
  Sections 22, 28, 29, 31, 36, 40
Kenya Ports Authority Tariff book Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Tariff book
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
  Section  III
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472) Fifth schedule
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 5, 8
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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