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Steps (34) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain regulatory permit  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of no objection for milk & milk products (VS12)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit for milk & milk products  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Preclearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 13 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) (x 2)
Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) Client Service Portal (x 2)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 5)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (Taveta/Holili OSBP) (x 2)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Taveta/Holili) (x 2)
Kenya Bureau Of Standards (KEBS) One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Taveta-Holili) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) One Sop Border Post (OSBP) (Taveta-Holili) (x 4)

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Regulatory permit
User credentials
Certificate of no objection for milk and milk products (VS 12)
Import permit for milk and milk products
Approved import declaration form (IDF)
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Letter of intent
Individual PIN Certificate
Identity card
Processing plant licence
Certificate of calibration
Valid medical certificates
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Certificate of analysis
Proforma invoice (x 2)
Regulatory permit
International veterinary health certificate
Certificate of analysis (x 2)
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
Certificate of no objection for milk and milk products (VS 12) (x 2)
Valid e-slip (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
KRA e-slip
Cargo manifest (C2)
Import permit for milk and milk products
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Permit (x 2)
Customs entry in under control status (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Certificate of registration
EAC certificate of origin form
Approved import declaration form (IDF)
Certificate of export
Preferential certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA

Estimated cost KES  108,000

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KES 100,000
For regulatory permit fees.
KES 1,000
For processing fees.
KES 6,000
Processing fees.
KES 0 -
10 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF)
Import levy.
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 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

Total Duration 4d  - 11d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4d 11d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 3h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3d 8d

Laws 21 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Section  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
Dairy Industry (Imports and exports) Regulations, 2021 Dairy Industry (Imports and exports) Regulations, 2021
  Sections 5, 6
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 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
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 8, 10
KRA Public Notice KRA Public Notice
Legal Notice 103 - Dairy Industry (Imports and Exports) Regulations, 2004 Legal Notice 103 - Dairy Industry (Imports and Exports) Regulations, 2004 Part 2
  Section  6
Legal Notice 111 - Dairy Industry (Imposition of cess and levy) Regulations Legal Notice 111 - Dairy Industry (Imposition of Cess and Levy) Regulations
  Sections 3, 4, 5
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
  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
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Sections 7, 8
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The Dairy Industry (Registration, Licensing, Cess and Levy), Regulations, 2021 The Dairy Industry (Registration, Licensing, Cess and Levy), Regulations, 2021
  Sections 14, 15, 17
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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