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Steps (15) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 2)
Electronic Certification System (ECS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspetorate Service (KEPHIS), Inland Container Depot, Nairobi (ICDN) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
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 (x 3)
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
Proforma invoice
Identity card
Commercial invoice
Packing list (x 2)
Invoice (x 3)
KRA e-slip
Plant import permit
KEPHIS payment receipt
Stuffing request letter
Stamped stuffing request letter
Approved ICO Certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
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Estimated cost KES  6,000

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USD 0 -
USD  0.75 per ton of tea
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.

Total Duration 2d  - 5d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 5d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 2h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 5h. 10mn 3d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 2d

Laws 7 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 41, 75, 82, 123, 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
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
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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