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Steps (26) 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  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import standardization mark (ISM)  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for import declaration form
(last modified: 01/12/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
1 day  -  2 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS)

What do I get?

KESWS submission notification
Submitted import declaration form

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   2 days

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
2. KRA Public Notice
KRA Public Notice

Additional information

It is recommended for a trader to apply for the import declaration form prior to shipment.

Recourse: Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Entity in charge

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

P.O. Box 00200-36943, Longonot Road, Upper Hill, Embankment Plaza, Nairobi
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, complaints@kentrade.go.ke
Website: kentrade.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customer Service & Contact Centre (KenTrade)

Mon: 07:00 - 19:00
Tue: 07:00 - 19:00
Wed: 07:00 - 19:00
Thu: 07:00 - 19:00
Fri: 07:00 - 19:00
Sat: 08:00 - 14:00
Sun: 08:00 - 14:00

Contact person

Joseph Mukite

Senior Contact Centre Officer
Tel: +254 204 965 000 / +254 709 950 000
Email: contactcentre@kentrade.go.ke, jmukite@kentrade.go.ke
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