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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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Declaration of tea on AFA Tea Directorate Portal
(last modified: 19/07/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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What do I get?

Successful submission notification

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passed clearance entry (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial invoice (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sales contract (copy)
Between the trader and the buyer in the country of export.
Additionally, for straight line teas consignments
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Shipping instructions (copy)
From the trader.
Additionally, for blended teas consignments
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Blend sheet (copy)

Time frame

The time taken to execute an export registration depends on the volume of registrations in the system.
Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   30mn

Additional information

Straight line teas are those in their pure form of grade i.e., broken pekoe 1 (BP1), pekoe fanning 1 (PF1), pekoe dust (PD), dust 1 (D1), dust (D) and broken mixed fanning (BMF) while blended teas are a mixture of any two or more grades of tea.

Who certified this information ?

Samuel NJANE, Interim Manager, Regulations & Compliance, 31/05/2017

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

Trade Promotions Office (AFA Tea Directorate)

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

David Muriuki

Trade Promotions Officer
Tel: +254 721 200 556 / +254 738 600 944
Email: dmuriuki@teaboard.org
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