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Obtain local certificate of compliance number
(last modified: 12/10/2021)

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 1 (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

Susan Kagwiria Kirimi

Assistant Administrator
Tel: +254 203 566 631
Email: kirimis@kebs.org

What do I get?

Local certificate of compliance number Local certificate of compliance number

What documents do I need to bring?

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 (original)
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.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  30mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

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 Sec 3, 7
2. Standards Act
Standards Act

Additional information

Once verification of the consignment is done, KEBS will generate a local certificate of compliance (COC) online for Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to view and pass the clearance entry. The local certificate of compliance number will be written on the importer's clearance entry.

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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