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Obtain biological import permit
(last modified: 06/12/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Documentation Office (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Sun: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00

Contact person

Isaac Nyateng

Plant Inspector
Email: inyateng@jephis.org

What do I get?

Biological import permit

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
KEPHIS payment receipt (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
Sections 5, 12
2. Plant Protection (Importation) Order
Plant Protection (Importation) Order
Sections 2, 3, 5, 6

Additional information

The biological import permit can be obtained from any of KEPHIS regional offices. One (1) copy of this permit must be furnished by the importer to the supplier before the biological shipment is dispatched.

Who certified this information ?

Isaac NYATENG, Senior Plant Inspector, 24/11/2021

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer In Charge (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Contact person

James Wahome

Officer in Charge
Tel: +254 705 707 353
Email: jwahome@kephis.org
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