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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 3)
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 2)
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 6)
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Release order stamped by KEBS
Release order approval
Approved import health certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Approved import declaration form (IDF) (x 7)
Air waybill
Identity card
Commercial medicines import permit
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 3)
KRA e-slip
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Customs entry in under control status (x 2)
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Permit (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
KRA receipt
Notification of arrival
Release order stamped by HVO
Release order stamped by customs (x 3)
Handling shed invoice
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Release order stamped by customs
Delivery notification
Release order stamped by KEBS
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of quality
Material safety data sheet
Valid e-slip
Representatives
Authorization letter

Estimated cost KES  1,250 +USD  0.33

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
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 duty.
USD 0.18
For handling charges.
USD 0.15
For storage charges per day.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

Total Duration 3h. 45mn - 3d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3h. 45mn 3d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 40mn 5h.
Attention at counter: 2h. 5mn 4h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d 1/2

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 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
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 8, 10, 11, 12, 13
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
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
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Sections 7, 8
Notice on implementation of legal notice 127 Notice on Implementation of Legal Notice 127
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 3, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
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