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Obtain plant import permit  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 4 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS)
Import Certification System (ICS)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

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Plant import permit

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Company PIN certificate
Consignment document (CD)
Proforma invoice
KEPHIS payment receipt

Estimated cost KES  600

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  • KES Add Name Here
KES 600
For issuance of plant import permit.

Total Duration 20mn - 45mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 20mn 45mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 15mn
Attention at counter: 15mn 30mn

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 5, 12
Plant Protection (Importation) Order Plant Protection (Importation) Order
  Sections 2, 3, 5, 6
The Plant Protection Act Cap 324 The Plant Protection Act CAP 324
  Sections 5, 6, 7
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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