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Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Consignment inspection
(last modified: 24/06/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

60 mn  -  2h 0 mn
 -  0.5 day

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services Office

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

Faith Ndunge

Head, Biosafety & Phytosanitary Services
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: fndunge@kephis.org
KEPHIS Regional Offices KEPHIS Regional Offices
KEPHIS Inspection Zones KEPHIS Inspection Zones

What do I get?

Inspection feedback

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
For approval by KEPHIS once inspection is done.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Produce
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the owner or an appointed technical personnel.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   30mn - Max.  1h.
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   0.5 day

Legal justification

1. The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
Sections 3, 4, 22
2. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
Section 5
3. The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
Sections 3, 4
4. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 6, 8, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 40

Additional information

The time taken to carry out the inspection depends on the size of the consignment and type of produce. KEPHIS will issue a facility audit response after inspection.

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

P.O. Box 00100-49592, Nairobi
Tel: +254 709 891 000 / +254 206 618 000
Email: director@kephis.org, kephisinfo@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Managing Director (KEPHIS)

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

Prof. Theophilus M. Mutui (PhD)

Managing Director
Tel: +254 206 618 000 / +254 709 891 000
Email: director@kephis.org
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