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Steps (20) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform (x 2)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Bank
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA) (x 3)
Customs Shed (x 2)
Airline

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
Notice to export - Form SR 14
Plant import permit
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
KEPHIS payment receipt
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Customs entry in under control status (x 3)
Packing list (x 2)
Air waybill (x 2)
Certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry stamped by HVO (x 2)

Estimated cost KES  2,750

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 1,000
For issuance of phytosanitary certificate.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 4d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 4d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 3h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 50mn 5h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 2d 1/2

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Section  40
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 73, 74, 75, 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, 89
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Section  16
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
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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