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Steps (16) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Customs Shed (x 3)
Handling Shed (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 2)

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Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Invoice (x 4)
KRA e-slip
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Certificate of conformity (COC) (x 2)
Approved import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Registered customs entry
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Permit
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of analysis
Customs entry in under control status
Stamped plant import permit
Notification of arrival
Phytosanitary certificate
Customs entry in removed status
Handling shed invoice
Release order stamped by customs (x 2)
Bank deposit slip
Customs entry in settled status
Release order stamped by KEBS

Cost

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Cost detail

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
3.5 % 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 2h. 5mn - 5h. 35mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2h. 5mn 5h. 35mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 50mn 2h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 15mn 2h. 45mn

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2022
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, 187
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) Fifth schedule
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
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
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement The East African Community Statutory Instruments Supplement
  Section  7
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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