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Submit notice to export
(last modified: 24/06/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection Unit (KEPHIS)

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

Caroline Kavu

Seed Inspector
Email: seed@kephis.org

What documents do I need to bring?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notice to export - Form SR 14 (3 simple copies)
Filled out by the applicant.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Plant import permit (copy)
From the country of origin.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate (original)
This is issued at the KEPHIS Nakuru ISTA certified laboratory, upon request by the importer in the Country of import.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Seed testing certificate (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a seed testing certificate, click here.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Field inspection result - Form SR6
For locally produced seeds.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (copy)
From the country of origin, for re-export of seeds.

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220
The Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2016 - Legal Notice No 220
Section 23

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Managing Director (KEPHIS)

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

Prof. Theophilus M. Mutui (PhD)

Managing Director
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: director@kephis.org
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