print

Preview & Print

Properties

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (44) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
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
language
language
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

arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 4)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 4)
Import Certification System: ICS (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs Department (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 10)
Handling Shed (x 4)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
ICS user credentials
Plant import permit
Import declaration form (IDF)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Cover letter
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
Identity card
Request for training
Consignment document (CD)
Proforma invoice (x 2)
KEPHIS payment receipt
Bill of lading
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
KRA e-slip (x 2)
Plant import permit
Phytosanitary certificate (x 4)
Application for prior release - Form C12
Security bond
Stamped application
Stamped plant import permit (x 3)
Prior release approval (x 3)
Notification of arrival
Clearance entry (x 2)
Release order stamped by HVO
Release order stamped by VO (x 3)
Handling shed invoice
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Packing list (x 3)
Release order stamped by customs border control
Delivery notification
Import health certificate
Release order stamped by KEBS (x 3)
KRA receipt (x 3)
Passed clearance entry (x 3)

Estimated cost KES  850

expand_more expand_less

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

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 600
For issuance of plant import permit.
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.
KES 0 -
KES  0.08 per per kilo per day
For cold room charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.18 per kilogram
For handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.15 per per kilo per day
For storage charges.
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 declaration fee.

Total Duration 12d - 34d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 12d 34d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 25mn 7h.
Attention at counter: 4h. 35mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 11d 31d

Laws 18 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
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, 39, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 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
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
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 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12
Plant Protection (Importation) Order Plant Protection (Importation) Order
  Sections 2, 3, 5, 6
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  135
The Plant Protection Act Cap 324 The Plant Protection Act CAP 324
  Sections 5, 6, 7, 8
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License