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Obtain import licence  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register as an importer  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (1) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain local certificate of compliance number  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import standardization mark (ISM)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (13) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Request for local certificate of compliance verification
(last modified: 04/02/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)

Airport South Road (Swissport Cargo Complex), Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 566 631 / +254 206 123 033 953
Email: info@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org

Unit in charge

Station 2 (Room 227) (KEBS) (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

Celestine Atieno Achieng

Deputy Officer In Charge
Tel: +254 203 566 631
Email: achiengc@kebs.org

What do I get?

Information

What are the requirements?

For all consignments
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import declaration form (IDF) (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Clearance entry (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Release order stamped by handling shed (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Permit (copy)
Relevant to the consignment.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Air waybill (original)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (copy)
Additionally, for consignments with exemptions or waivers
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Exemption letter (original)
Letter of exemption, waiver or authority from the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.
Additionally, for food products
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of analysis (copy)
From the country of origin.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  20mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 3, 7
2. Standards Act
Standards Act

Additional information

Consignments that arrive without a certificate of conformity (COC), from the country of origin, will be subject to destination inspection. However, for consignments that have an exemption or waiver letter, KEBS will generate a local COC for the importer without any charges. This is subject to approval by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.

Who certified this information ?

Emmanuel NGUZO, Officer in Charge, KEBS - JKIA, 17/10/2019

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA)

Airport South Road (Swissport Cargo Complex), Nairobi
Tel: +254 203 566 631 / +254 206 123 033 953
Email: info@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer In Charge (KEBS) (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

Emmanuel Nguzo

Officer In Charge
Tel: +254 203 566 641
Email: nguzoe@kebs.org
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