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Test-run inspection on fishing grounds
(last modified: 19/11/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
 -  5 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS)

13th Floor, NHIF Building, Ragati Road, P.O. BOX 48511, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 020 191
Email: kefs@kilimo.go.ke
Website: www.kenyafisheriesservice.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Directorate of Fish Quality, Safety & Trade (KeFS)

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

Inspector

Inspector
Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS) Regional Offices Contact Details Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS) Regional Offices Contact Details

What do I get?

Signed inspector's register
Test-run inspection report

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) manual (copy)
Of the processing facility.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sanitary Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) manual (copy)
Of the processing facility.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Inspector's register
Inspector's register kept by the facility.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Fishing boat on fishing grounds

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   4h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   5 days

Legal justification

1. Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
Sections 121, 122, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152

Additional information

Test-run inspections are only carried out for vessels operating on territorial waters i.e., within 12 nautical miles from the shore. During the test-run, the inspector will accompany representatives of the fishing vessel to the fishing grounds, and conduct an inspection while the vessel is fishing and processing.
The inspector conducts inspection to assess compliance of the vessel with the documented Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) manuals, the facilities, and equipment the used for fish handling.
The inspector will leave a summary of the findings in the inspector's register for the processor to comply with.The detailed test-run inspection report will be sent to the processor within five (5) days after inspection.

Recourse: Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS)

13th Floor, NHIF Building, Ragati Road, P.O. BOX 48511, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 020 191
Email: kefs@kilimo.go.ke
Website: www.kenyafisheriesservice.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Director General (KeFS)

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

Daniel Mungai

Director General
Tel: +254 202 020 191
Email: kefs@kilimo.go.ke
Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS) Regional Offices Contact Details Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS) Regional Offices Contact Details