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Steps (29) 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 breeding cattle (VS03)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (4) 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 KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KPA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain gate pass  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 7)
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (Mombasa) (x 2)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)
Import permit for breeding cattle (VS03)
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Invoice (x 2)
Bill of lading (x 3)
Bank deposit slip
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass (x 2)
Identity card
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 2)
Import permit
Preferential certificate of origin
International Veterinary Health Certificate
Hides, skins and leather inspection certificate
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Test report
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
Position slip
KRA receipt
Permit
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Passed clearance entry stamped goods released by KEBS
Position slip endorsed by KPA
Quadruplicate entry
Position slip stamped by KRA
Release order stamped by KEBS
Air waybill

Estimated cost USD  70

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KES expand_more expand_less
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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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KES 0 -
KES  500 per animal
For processing fees.
USD 70
Documentation 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.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For shore handlingcharges.
USD 0 -
USD  70 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  160 per container
For shore handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage charges.

Total Duration 2d 1/2 - 8d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 1/2 8d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 3h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 45mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2d 6d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Sections 8, 9, 14
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
  Sections 25, 30
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, 234, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 36, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
Hide, skin and leather trade rules CAP 359 Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
  Sections 31, 40
Kenya Ports Authority Tariff book Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Tariff book
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
  Section  III
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
  Section  5
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Section  4
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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