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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 passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Obtain plant import permit
(last modified: 21/10/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Documentation Office (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

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

Contact person

Isaac Nyateng

Plant Inspector
Email: inyateng@jephis.org
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices

What do I get?

Plant import permit

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
KEPHIS payment receipt (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Sections 5, 12
2. Plant Protection (Importation) Order
Plant Protection (Importation) Order
Sections 2, 3, 5, 6

Additional information

The plant import permit can be obtained from any of KEPHIS regional offices. The permit must reach the plant health authorities in the country of origin for strict adherence to Kenya permit requirements.

Who certified this information ?

Isaac NYATENG, Senior Plant Inspector, 13/08/2020

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer In Charge (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

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

James Wahome

Officer in Charge
Tel: +254 705 707 353
Email: jwahome@kephis.org
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