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Steps (20) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain KEPHIS release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release -At the Malaba OSBP  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Bank (x 2)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 4)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 4)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Passed clearance entry stamped (gate stamp) by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Import declaration form (IDF) (x 2)
Passed clearance entry (x 5)
Plant import permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Company PIN certificate
Invoice (x 4)
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Food hygiene licence
Phytosanitary certificate
Valid E-slip
Clearance entry
KEBS consignment document
Packing list (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin
Certificate of conformity
Demand note
Bank deposit slip
Stamped demand note by the bank
Certificate of export
Cargo manifest (C2)
Permit
Preferential certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry endorsed by KRA Verification Officer
Passed clearance entry released by KRA

Estimated cost KES  1,000 + USD  265

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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 issuance of import health certificate.
KES 0 -
15 % customs value
For destination inspection fees.
USD 265
Importers will be required to pay whichever is higher of the $265.00 or 0.6% of the customs value with a maximum fee payable of $2,700 for destination inspection fees.

Total Duration 1 d - 1 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 1 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 5mn 4h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 4h. 40mn

Laws 13 expand_more expand_less

COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127, 127C, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 41, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  187
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 127 of  2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order Legal Notice 127 of 2018 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 5, 7, 8
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
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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