What are the requirements?
Approved import declaration form (IDF) (original)
Registered customs entry (original)
Release order stamped by handling shed (original)
Relevant to the consignment.
Air waybill (original)
Packing list (copy)
Additionally, for consignments with exemptions or waivers
Exemption letter (original)
Letter of exemption, waiver or authority from the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.
Additionally, for food products
Certificate of analysis (copy)
From the country of origin.
Waiting time in queue:
- Max. 20mn
Attention at counter:
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 3, 7
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,