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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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Pay for KEPHIS inspection
(last modified: 19/07/2021)

You can pay for this step online

language Pay online

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Mobile Money Platform

What do I get?

MPESA confirmation message
KEPHIS payment receipt

Cost KES 6,000

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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 5,000
Inspection fees for 0 - 34,000 kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 34,001 Kgs - 280,000 Kgs .
KES 0 -
KES  0.01 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 280,000 Kgs and above.
KES 1,000
For phytosanitary certificate.
Payment methods: Bankers cheque, mobile money platforms
MPESA paybill number 570563. Account number will be the service paid for e.g., "Phytosanitary Certificate".
KEPHIS MPESA paybill numbers KEPHIS MPESA paybill numbers

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Crops Act (2013)
Crops Act (2013)
Section 40
2. Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)

Additional information

KEPHIS carries out scheduled inspections for commodities such as tea, coffee and sisal. KEPHIS will schedule their inspectors to inspect tea at different warehouses in different zones. It is at this point that a trader will be required to pay for the scheduled inspection of their consignment.

Who certified this information ?

Thomas KOSIOM, Regional Manager, 29/06/2021

Recourse: Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

Entity in charge

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

P.O. Box 80100-80126, Mombasa
Tel: + 254 722 209 501/4
Email: kephis_mombasa@kephis.org
Website: www.kephis.org
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Unit in charge

Office of the Regional Manager (KEPHIS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Operations on Sunday is upon request by traders.

Contact person

Thomas Kosiom

Regional Manager
Tel: + 254 722 209 501/4
Email: tkosiom@kephis.org
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