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Steps (42) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with AFA IMIS Portal  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain export licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register as an exporter  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EU certificate of origin  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain customs entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 17 expand_more expand_less

AFA IMIS Portal (x 4)
Mobile Money Platform (x 4)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 4)
Electronic Certification System (ECS) (x 2)
Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Trade Facilitation Platform (TFP)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 6)
Warehouse
Clearing Agent
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 2)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA)
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal 1) (JKIA) (x 3)
Customs Shed (x 2)
Airline

Results 9 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
AFA HCD export licence
Export authorization letter
User credentials
User credentials
Registration letter
Authenticated EU certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

List of shareholders (Form CR-12)
Certificate of incorporation (x 3)
Company PIN certificate (x 5)
Valid tax compliance certificate
Valid business permit
Identity card
Association membership certificate
Exporter registration form
Contract
AFA HCD export licence
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Sector specific license
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EU certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Customs entry in under control status (x 4)
Packing list (x 4)
Fruit quality inspection report
Approved invoice
Public health recommendation
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Permit (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate
Air waybill (x 2)
Certificate of origin
Preferential certificate of origin
Cleared customs entry stamped by BCO (x 2)

Estimated cost KES  32,250 +USD  3

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KES 15,000
For export licence.
KES 15,000
For deposit of expected future phytosanitary certificates.
KES 0 -
KES  58.4 per kilometer
For audit mileage.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
USD 3
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 250
Airline concession fees.
KES 500
For issuance of a phytosanitary certificate for fresh produce.
KES 1,500
For issuance of export health certificate.

Total Duration 8d - 36d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 8d 36d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 20mn 6h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 7h. 30mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 6d 32d

Laws 21 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Authority Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013) 1st Schedule
  Sections 4, First Schedule
Crops Act 2013 Crops Act (2013) 1st Schedule
  Sections 6, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 40, 41, Third Schedule
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
EAC Customs Mangement Regulations EAC Customs Mangement Regulations Regulation 216
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017) East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
  Sections 73, 74, 75, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
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, 89
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  10
Horticultural Crop Directorate Authority Legal Order 2011 Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
  Sections 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, Fifth Schedule
Horticultural Crops Regulations (2020) Implementation of Horticultural Crops Regulations (2020)
Kenya Airports Authority Act Kenya Airports Authority Act
  Section  12
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Sections 3 (d), 5, 7 (2)
KEPHIS Notice KEPHIS Notice
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Miscellaneous Fees and Levies ACT(2020) Miscellaneous Fees and Levies Act (2020)
  Section  5
Exporter registration checklist Procedure for Registration as an Exporter of Agricultural Produce
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Agricultural produce(Horticultural produce) Rules The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
  Sections 3, 4, 16, 22
The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act The Agricultural Produce (Export) Act 319
  Sections 3, 4, 22
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020) The Crops (Horticultural Crops) Regulations (2020) Regulation 28
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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