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Steps (18) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS)
Bank
Electronic Certification System (ECS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspetorate Service (KEPHIS), Inland Container Depot, Nairobi (ICDN) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (PHS), Inland Container Depot, Nairobi (ICDN)
Inland Container Depot (ICD) (Embakasi) (x 5)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Customs release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Invoice (x 4)
Weight note
KRA e-slip
Plant import permit
KEPHIS payment receipt
Public health recommendation
Permit
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Stuffing request letter
Stamped stuffing request letter
Approved ICO Certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
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Estimated cost KES  7,500 +USD  0.75

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 0.75 -
USD  0.75 per ton of coffee
For merchant shipping levy.
KES 5,000
Inspection fees for 0 - 34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 34,001 Kgs - 200,000 Kgs .
KES 0 -
KES  0.1 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 200,000 Kgs and above.
KES 1,000
For phytosanitary certificate.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 5h. 35mn - 4d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5h. 35mn 4d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 3h.
Attention at counter: 5h. 20mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d

Laws 11 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 75, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 195
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
Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (General) Regulations, 1978 Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (General) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5, 7 (2)
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012) Public Health Act CAP 242 (2012)
  Sections 73 (n), 134 (g)
Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules
  Section  2
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Section  16
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4
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