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Steps (29) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain consignment document  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KPA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain gate pass  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Kilindini) (x 3)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS) (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Kilindini)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Mombasa Container Terminal (MCT) (Kipevu) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Container Freight Station (CFS)
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) (x 3)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bill of lading (x 4)
Proforma invoice (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass (x 2)
Identity card
KRA e-slip
Company PIN certificate
Certificate of quality
Food hygiene licence
Material safety data sheet
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Plant import permit
Fumigation certificate (x 3)
GMO free certificate (x 2)
Valid E-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Import health certificate
Packing list
Laboratory analysis report
Passed clearance entry stamped stop by Port Health
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Packing list
KRA receipt
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEBS
Bankers cheque
KPA invoice
Pick up order
Position slip
Passed clearance entry stamped goods released by KEBS
Position slip endorsed by KPA
Quadruplicate entry
Position slip stamped by KRA

Cost KES  1,000 + USD  70 expand_more expand_less

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USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
20 % excise value
For excise duty. The excise value is the customs value plus the import duty value.
KES 0 -
16 % VAT value
For Value Added Tax VAT. The VAT value is the excise value plus the excise duty value.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration form.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For shore handlingcharges.
USD 0 -
USD  70 per container
For wharfage charges.
USD 0 -
USD  160 per container
For shore handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  105 per container
For wharfage charges.

Total Duration 1 d - 2 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 2 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 25mn 4h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 45mn 7h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 1 d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012) Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 234, 235
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
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
Kenya Ports Authority Tariff book Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Tariff book
KPA tariff book KPA tariff book
  Section  III
Legal Notice 78 of  2005 Verification of conformity to Kenya standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2005 Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 5, 8
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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