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Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an importer  (6) 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
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Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (13) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Submit request for consignment inspection by KEPHIS
(last modified: 12/10/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Where to go?

Entity in charge

Import Certification System (ICS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: kephisinfo@kephis.org, director@kephis.org
Website: http://ics.kephis.org/
Directions: Google maps

What do I get?

Appointment

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Plant import permit (original + copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Clearance entry (original)
For stamping by KEPHIS once the consignment meets the standards.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (original)
From the country of origin.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (original)

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Sections 6, 7
2. Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order
Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order

Additional information

The client must submit the original Plant Import Permit. KEPHIS can either stamp the copy of the plant import permit or the customs entry to indicate clearance.

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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