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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
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (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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Apply for import permit
(last modified: 29/11/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
 -  1 day

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP)


Tel: Tel: +254 (20)4 965 000 / 0709 950 000
Website: https://www.kentrade.go.ke/

What do I get?

KESWS submission notification
Submitted import permit (VS08)

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
No objection import permit (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Unique consignment reference (UCR) number
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Health certificate (copy)
From the Country of Origin.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passed clearance entry (copy)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   1 day

Legal justification

1. Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
Sections 28, 31

Additional information

The applicant must have user credentials to access the Kenya TradeNet System. For more information on how to train and register with the Kenya TradeNet System, click here.The applicant is required to apply for the unique consignment reference (UCR) prior to applying for the import permit.

Who certified this information ?

Joseph MBOGO, Director, Leather Development Section , 18/01/2019

Recourse: Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Entity in charge

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

P.O. Box 00200-36943, Longonot Road, Upper Hill, Embankment Plaza, Nairobi
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, complaints@kentrade.go.ke
Website: kentrade.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customer Service & Contact Centre (KenTrade)

Mon: 07:00 - 19:00
Tue: 07:00 - 19:00
Wed: 07:00 - 19:00
Thu: 07:00 - 19:00
Fri: 07:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 14:00
Sun: 08:00 - 14:00

Contact person

Joseph Mukite

Senior Contact Centre Officer
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, jmukite@kentrade.go.ke
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