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Obtain processor registration certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain processor licence  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain AGOA certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA and KPA release  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 20 expand_more expand_less

AFA IMIS Portal (x 5)
AFA Miraa, Pyrethrum, and Other Industrial Crops Directorate (MPICD) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Mobile Money Platform
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Warehouse (x 3)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP) (x 3)
Typesetting Company
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 2)
Electronic Certification System (ECS)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs & Border Control, Mombasa
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station) (x 3)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Online Portal
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Customs and Border Control, Kilindini (x 2)

Results 9 expand_more expand_less

Processor certificate of registration
Processor licence
Export authorization letter
User credentials
Registration letter
User credentials
Export permit for pyrethrum and pyrethrum products
Authenticated AGOA certificate of origin
Certificate of export

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Certificate of incorporation (x 5)
Shareholder's list-Form CR 12
Valid business permit
Valid tax compliance certificate (x 2)
Identity card (x 2)
Title deed
Processor certificate of registration (x 2)
Project feasibility report
Notification of inspection
Exporter registration form
KEPHIS inspection checklist for facilities
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Sector specific license
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Processor licence
Certificate of analysis
Commercial invoice (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
AGOA certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Customs entry in under control status
Proforma invoice
Packing list (x 3)
Permit (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Fumigation certificate (x 2)
Customs entry in under control status (x 3)
KEPHIS payment receipt
Passed clearance entry stamped release by Port Health
Shipping order (x 2)
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Position slip stamped by KRA
Consignment file
Customs entry in removed status
Bill of lading

Estimated cost KES  257,000 +USD  3

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KES 250,000
For processor licence.
KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 5,000
For inspection of dry produce weighing less than 34 kilograms.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
For inspection of dry produce for every additional kilogram above 34 kilograms.
KES 2,000
Processing fee.
For issuance of certificate of origin
USD 0 -
USD  80 per container
For shore handling export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage export charges.
USD 0 -
USD  3 per hour
Plug in charges for reefer containers.

Total Duration 6d - 93d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 6d 93d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 55mn 7h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 3d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4d 89d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

African Growth Opportunity Act African Growth Opportunity Act
Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013) First Schedule
  Section  4
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013)
  Sections 6, 8, 16, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40
EAC Customs Mangement Regulations EAC Customs Mangement Regulations Regulation 216
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, 73, 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
  Section  5
Kenya Ports Authority (Cap 391) Kenya Ports Authority (Cap 391) Part VIII, IX
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
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
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
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
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
The Crops (Pyrethrum) Regulations, 2019 The Crops (Pyrethrum) Regulations, 2019
  Sections 7, 11, 12, 19