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Obtain phytosanitary certificate
(last modified: 22/02/2022)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Reception Counter (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Sat: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00
Sun: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 22:00

Contact person

Asenath B. Obure

KEPHIS Officer
Tel: +254 722 209 504/0 / +254 734 330 016
Email: aobure@kephis.org

What do I get?

Phytosanitary certificate

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  1h.
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
Section 16
2. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Section 5

Additional information

The phytosanitary certificate may be obtained from the KEPHIS headquarters, KEPHIS JKIA office or KEPHIS regional offices. Applicants must ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is correct, accurate, authentic, stamped, signed, with tallying quantities with the invoice presented during application to avoid their consignment being intercepted in the country of export, and incurring penalties, and captures the additional declarations where applicable.

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)

Airport South Rd, Hewa Lane. P.O. Box 00501-19164, Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 597 206/7 / +254 705 707 353
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer In Charge (KEPHIS) (JKIA)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Contact person

James Wahome

Officer in Charge
Tel: +254 705 707 353
Email: jwahome@kephis.org