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Obtain KRA release - At the Port of Mombasa  (8) expand_more expand_less
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(last modified: 06/07/2021)

You can complete this step online

language Obtain online

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Online Portal

What do I get?

Pre-advice reference number

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Shipping order
Providing consignee details, gross weight (tare, packaging and cargo). The weight of the container must be provided by a company certified by Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA).


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Time frame

Legal justification

Additional information

The clearing agent is required to indicate the verified gross mass (VGM) application number of the weighing company. The cargo should be delivered within the opening and closing of the yard. This is usually 7 days before the expected time of arrival (ETA) of the vessel. Containers that arrive beyond the closing of the yard will be subject to approval by the shipping line and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), who will also impose a late acceptance/ documentation fee of USD 100 per container. For coffee, containers are allowed to the Port under the declaration of a dummy vessel as the clearing agent awaits arrival of the vessel at the Port.

Recourse: Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Entity in charge

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

P.O. Box 959009-80104, Mombasa
Tel: +254 412 112 999 (Ext. 3930)
Email: customerfeedback@kpa.co.ke, CustomerCareContaineroperations@kpa.co.ke
Website: www.kpa.co.ke
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