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Steps (24) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain National Biosafety Authority release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 3)
National Biosafety Authority (NBA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 2)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 5)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate (x 2)
Certificate of conformity (x 2)
KRA e-slip
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Passed clearance entry (x 5)
Plant import permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEBS
Cargo manifest (C2) (x 2)
GMO free certificate
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Valid E-slip
Packing list (x 3)
EAC certificate of origin
Certificate of export (x 2)
Permit (x 2)
Preferential certificate of origin (x 2)
Passed clearance entry endorsed by verification officer

Cost KES  2,000 expand_more expand_less

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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 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.
KES 1,000
For processing fees.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

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. 30mn 4h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 40mn 6h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 1 d

Laws 22 expand_more expand_less

Biosafety Act (2009) Biosafety Act (2009)
  Sections 23, 43, 44, 45, 51, 52
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 Tarrif East Africa Community Common External Tarrif
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012)
  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
  Section  8
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 5 (h), 5
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)
Legal Notice 78 of  2005 Verification of conformity to Kenya standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2005 Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 5, 8
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Fees National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Fees Charter
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
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The Biosafety (Import, Export and Transit) Regulations (2011) The Biosafety (Import, Export and Transit) Regulations (2011)
  Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 16
The Biosafety (Labeling) Regulations (2012) The Biosafety (Labeling) Regulations (2012)
  Sections 5, 7, 10
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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