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Steps (7) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspetorate Service (KEPHIS), Inland Container Depot, Nairobi (ICDN) (x 2)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 4)
Port Health Services Kenya (PHS), Inland Container Depot, Nairobi (ICDN)

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Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Plant import permit (x 2)
Registered customs entry
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Notice to import - Form SR14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Invoice (x 2)
Certificate of quality
Packing list
Certificate of conformity (COC)
Certificate of analysis
Material safety data sheet
Health certificate
Phytosanitary certificate
Fumigation certificate (x 2)
GMO free certificate

Estimated cost KES  1,000

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KES expand_more expand_less
  • KES Add Name Here
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

Total Duration 1h.  - 2h. 30mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1h. 2h. 30mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 50mn 2h.

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 6, 7
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 60, 71, 73, 73(n), 131, 134(g), 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Seeds and Varieties Act Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
  Sections 3C, 3D, 3B, 3, 3A
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