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Steps (19) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export permit for animal feeds (VS25)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 2)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (JKIA) (Animal Holding Station) (x 3)
Customs Shed (x 2)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Registration letter
Export permit for animal feeds (VS25)
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Sector specific license
Import permit (x 2)
Invoice (x 2)
Company PIN certificate
Export permit for meat and meat products (VS28)
Veterinary health certificate
Certificate of transport
Customs entry in under control status (x 2)
Permit
Packing list
Air waybill
Certificate of origin
Preferential certificate of origin (x 2)
Cleared customs entry stamped by BCO

Estimated cost KES  1,250

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KES 1,000
For processing fees.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
Airline concession fees.

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 10d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 10d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h.
Attention at counter: 2h. 15mn 7h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 9d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

Animal Diseases Act Cap 364 Animal Diseases Act CAP 364
  Sections 3, 4, 9, 14
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 73, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  89
Fertilizers and Animal Food Stuffs Cap 345 Fertilizers and Animal Food Stuffs Cap 345
  Section  19
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Meat Control ACT Cap 356 Meat Control ACT Cap 356
  Section  14
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Section  5
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
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