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Steps (21) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit for dogs and cats (VS01)  (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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Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 5)
Clearing Agent
Bank
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 5)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 2)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)
Import permit for dogs and cats (VS01)
Passed clearance entry stamped released by KRA
Cargo manifest stamped released by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Vaccination certificate (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 4)
Veterinary health certificate
Cargo manifest (C2) (x 2)
Preferential certificate of origin (x 2)
Import permit
Laboratory test certificate
Packing list (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin form
Certificate of quality
Import declaration form (IDF)
Certificate of export
Permit
Passed clearance entry stamped by verification officer
Cargo manifest stamped by verification officer
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA
Cargo manifest stamped released by KRA

Cost

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 0 -
KES  500 per animal
For processing fees.
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.

Total Duration 2d 1/2 - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 1/2 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 35mn 2h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 45mn 4h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2d 6d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Sections 8, 9
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
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  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
Hide, skin and leather trade rules CAP 359 Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
  Section  40
KRA Public Notice KRA Public Notice
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
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
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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