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Register with Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) online service portal  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain wholesale dealer's licence and certificate of premise registration  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain drug sample permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Drug sample clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of good manufacturing practices  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain product registration certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain pharmaceutical import permit  (5) 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
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Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain PPB release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Obtain registration documents
(last modified: 11/02/2021)

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) Trade Portal

What do I get?

Wholesale dealer's licence
Certificate for registration of premises
Annual practice licence for pharmacists

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. The Pharmacy and Poisons Act CAP 244
The Pharmacy and Poisons Act CAP 244
Sections 19, 20, 23, 27

Additional information

The registration documents should be conspicuously displayed. The certificates (wholesale dealer licence, certificate for registration of premises and annual practice licence) expire on the 31st day of December in the year of issue. To access the renewal procedure for the wholesale dealer's licence, click here.

Who certified this information ?

Dr. Wilfred OGUTA, Director, Pharmacy Practice & Regulation, 03/05/2017

Recourse: Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB)

Entity in charge

Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB)

P.O. Box 00506-27663, Lenana Road Opp. Department of Defence, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 562 107 / +254 720 608 811
Email: enquiries@pharmacyboardkenya.org, info@pharmacyboardkenya.org
Website: http://pharmacyboardkenya.org/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Pharmacy Practice and Regulation of Training Department (PPB)

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
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Contact person

Dr. Wilfred O. Oguta

Director, Pharmacy Practice & Regulation of Training
Tel: +254 203 562 107
Email: wochieng@pharmacyboardkenya.org, info@pharmacyboardkenya.org
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