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Obtain tea buyer/exporter & importer registration certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain local delivery note  (1) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Tea Directorate release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA and KPA release  (12) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for the registration certificate
(last modified: 19/07/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
7 days  -  20 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA IMIS Portal


What do I get?

Application submission notification

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
Valid copy.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of company directors (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business plan (copy)
Detailing the source of tea, warehousing arrangements, prospective markets and financial capability.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business proposal (copy)
Detailing the source of tea, warehousing arrangements, prospective markets and financial capability.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
Of the directors of the company.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of the directors of the company.

Time frame

New applications for the licence must be gazetted; this period can take up to two (2) weeks.
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   15mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   7 days - Max.   20 days

Legal justification

1. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 20, 21, 22, 23 1st Schedule

Additional information

All documents to be attached must be in pdf format. Once submitted the application will be vetted for approval by AFA's licensing committee.

Recourse: AFA Tea Directorate

Entity in charge

AFA Tea Directorate

Tea Board House, Naivasha Road, off Ngong Road, P.O. Box 20064, Nairobi 00200
Tel: +254 722 200 556 / +254 734 600 944
Email: info@teaboard.or.ke
Website: tea.agricultureauthority.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

ICT Department (AFA)

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

ICT Officer

ICT Officer
Tel: +254 722 200 556 / +254 734 600 944
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