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Steps (17) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS 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 6 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Passed clearance entry stamped (gate stamp) by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bill of lading
Proforma invoice
Commercial medicines import permit
Air waybill
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 4)
Plant import permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Notice to import - Form SR14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Cargo manifest (C2)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Fumigation certificate
Pest diagnosis report
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Valid e-slip
Clearance entry
KEBS consignment document
Packing list
EAC certificate of origin form
Bank deposit slip
Passed clearance entry released by KRA

Estimated cost KES  1,250

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KES 250
For airline concession fee.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
KES  0.5 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 0 - 20,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.25 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 20,001 - 400,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 400,001kgs - 1,000,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.05 per kilogram
Inspection fees above 1,000,000kgs.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

Total Duration 2h. 45mn - 2d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2h. 45mn 2d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 10mn 2h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 35mn 4h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127, 127C, 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
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
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5 (h)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule
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
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 6, 7
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Seeds and Varieties Act Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
  Sections 3C, 3D, 3B, 3, 3A
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
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