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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 KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Pay for quarantine facility audit for propagation materials
(last modified: 21/02/2022)

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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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.

Who certified this information ?

Isaac NYATENG, Senior Plant Inspector, 18/02/2022

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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