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Steps (25) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 2)
Handling Shed (x 4)
Bank
Import Certification System (ICS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 5)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Import declaration form (IDF)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Import declaration form (IDF)
Identity card
Certificate of roadworthiness
Commercial medicines import permit
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 3)
KRA e-slip
Plant import permit
Phytosanitary certificate (x 3)
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 3)
Registered customs entry (x 2)
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Permit
Packing list (x 4)
Certificate of analysis
Customs entry in under control status
Stamped plant import permit (x 2)
Notification of arrival
Customs entry in removal status
Handling shed invoice
Release order stamped by customs
Customs entry in settled status
Import health certificate
Release order stamped by KEBS (x 2)
Representatives
Authorization letter

Estimated cost KES  250

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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.
KES 0 -
KES  0.08 per per kilo per day
For cold room charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.18 per kilogram
For handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.15 per per kilo per day
For storage charges.

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. 3h.
Attention at counter: 1h. 40mn 3h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 3d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
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
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 183 of 2019 - 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
Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order Plant Protection (Importation of Fruit) Order
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Section  135
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
  Section  7
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