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Steps (19) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Enter the OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Namanga) (x 5)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Namanga) (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Passed clearance entry stamped released by KRA
Cargo manifest stamped released by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
Certificate of conformity
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 5)
Phytosanitary certificate
Plant import permit (x 2)
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of quality
Valid E-slip
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Notice to import - Form SR14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Cargo manifest (C2) (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF)
Fumigation certificate
Pest diagnosis report
Packing list
Permit
Preferential certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry stamped by verification officer
Cargo manifest stamped by verification officer
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA
Cargo manifest stamped released by KRA

Estimated cost KES  1,000

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KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
KES 0 -
KES  0.5 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 0 - 20,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.25 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 20,001 - 400,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.15 per kilogram
Inspection fees for 400,001kgs - 1,000,000kgs.
KES 0 -
KES  0.05 per kilogram
Inspection fees above 1,000,000kgs.

Total Duration 1 d - 2 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 2 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 15mn 3h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 35mn 6h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 2 d

Laws 18 expand_more expand_less

COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017 East Africa Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 187
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 8, 10
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5 (h)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Inspection Fees Schedule
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472) Fifth schedule
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 6, 7
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Seeds and Varieties Act Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
  Sections 3C, 3D, 3B, 3, 3A
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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