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Steps (16) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) 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 KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS)
Clearing Agent
Bank
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Customs & Border Control Cargo Terminal) (EIA) (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Bill of lading
Proforma invoice
Certificate of conformity (COC)
Invoice (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 3)
Clearance entry (x 2)
KEBS consignment document
KEBS Certificate of inspection
Packing list
Air waybill (x 2)
Certificate of inspection
KRA receipt
Passed clearance entry

Cost

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Cost detail

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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.

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 6d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 6d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 1h.
Attention at counter: 2h. 50mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 4d

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 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Section  6
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472) Fifth schedule
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - 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
Notice on implementation of legal notice 127 Notice on Implementation of Legal Notice 127
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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