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Steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (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
Obtain KEBS release  (4) 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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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 3)
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 4)

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User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Bill of lading
Proforma invoice
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
KRA e-slip (x 2)
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 4)
Clearance entry (x 2)
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Permit
Air waybill (x 3)
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of analysis
Stamped plant import permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Import health certificate
Release order stamped by KEBS (x 3)
Prior release approval (x 2)
KRA receipt (x 3)
Passed clearance entry (x 3)

Estimated cost KES  250

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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 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 3d 1/2 - 12d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3d 1/2 12d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 3h.
Attention at counter: 1h. 30mn 4h. 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3d 11d

Laws 13 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, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
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
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 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  135
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
  Section  7
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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