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Steps (35) 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
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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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 11 expand_more expand_less

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (x 5)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 6)
Clearing Agent (x 2)
Shipping Agent (x 3)
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)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Registration of premises certificate
User credentials
Import permit for hides, skins, leather and leather products (VS08)
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Tannery inspection checklist
Application for registration of premises certificate tanneries
Pre registration report
Environmental impact assessment licence
Occupational health hazard safety certificate
Valid business permit
Leather certificate of training
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Lease agreement
DVS payment receipt
Application letter
Invoice (x 2)
Request for company registration
Company PIN
No objection import permit
Health certificate
Passed clearance entry
Company PIN certificate
Bill of lading (x 4)
Proforma invoice
Bank deposit slip
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass (x 2)
Identity card
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 3)
Packing list (x 3)
Commercial invoice
Certificate of conformity (COC)
Test report
Passed clearance entry (x 2)
Import permit
Preferential certificate of origin
International Veterinary Health Certificate
Hides, skins and leather inspection certificate
KRA receipt
Permit
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
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 +USD  70

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KES 10,000
For certificate of registration for tanneries.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
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  - 8d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 8d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 15mn 4h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 5mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 5d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364 Part g
  Sections 9, 14
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 25, 30
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 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
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 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 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
  Section  5
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)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Standards Act Standards Act
  Section  4
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
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