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Register as an importer  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import standardization mark (ISM)  (2) expand_more expand_less

Pay for quarantine facility audit for propagation materials
(last modified: 21/10/2021)

Costs

( see details )

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

KES 5000
10 mn  -  20 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

Accounts Office (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

Eddie Lihanda Alugaya

Accountant
Tel: +254 709 891 162
Email: eddie@kephis.org

What do I get?

KEPHIS payment receipt

Cost KES 5,000

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 5,000
For quarantine facility audit for propagation materials.
Payment methods: cash, mobile money transfer
MPESA paybill number 570581. Account number will be the service paid for e.g., "Quarantine Facility Inspection".

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   3 days

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Section 12
2. Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)

Additional information

If the trader intends to import plant propagation materials e.g flower cuttings, they will be required to pay for the quarantine facility audit.

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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