InfoTradeKenya is an official website of the Kenyan government managed by KenTrade More information
Official uses .go.ke

A .go.ke website belongs to an official government organization in Kenya.

Secure .go.ke websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you're safely connected to the .go.ke website.

Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

info This step is completed by a clearing agent
Summary print

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (36) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain import licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
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 KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

23
Submit documents for verification
(last modified: 21/10/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia)

P.O. Box 89, Busia 50400
Email: kephisbusia@kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Inspection Department (KEPHIS) (Busia)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Sun: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30

Contact person

Inspector

Inspector

What do I get?

Passed clearance entry stamped stop by KEPHIS

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passed clearance entry (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Plant import permit (original)
Issued by KEPHIS.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (original)
From the country of origin.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notice to import - Form SR14 (original)
Issued by KEPHIS.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate (original)
From the country of origin.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (original)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Cargo manifest (C2) (copy)
Issued by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import declaration form (IDF) (copy)
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Fumigation certificate (copy)
10. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Pest diagnosis report (copy)
Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) testing report., from the country of origin.

Cost

KES expand_more expand_less
  • KES Add Name Here

Time frame

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Sections 6, 7
2. Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
Sections 3, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D

Additional information

If the seeds were not grown in the country of export, a copy of a phytosanitary certificate will be required from the country of origin of the seed, as well as an original phytosanitary certificate from the country of export.

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia)

P.O. Box 89, Busia 50400
Email: kephisbusia@kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer in Charge (KEPHIS) (Busia)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30
Sun: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:30

Contact person

Eddah Kinyua

Inspector in Charge
Email: kephisbusia@kephis.org
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License