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Contract a clearing agent
(last modified: 08/08/2022)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Clearing Agent

Licensed Clearing Agents (January 2018) Licensed Clearing Agents (January 2018)
List of licenced clearing agents List of licenced clearing agents

What do I get?


What are the requirements?

For all
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (original)
The bill of lading should be endorsed by both the clearing agent and the importer. Where the importer is an individual, a signature is used and in case of a company, a company stamp is used.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proforma invoice (copy)
For companies
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
If the importer is a company.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company PIN certificate (copy)
For individuals
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Individual PIN certficate (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
Of the importer.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of the importer.


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Negotiations of the rates and charges are between the trader and the clearing agent.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   1h.

Legal justification

1. East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
East African Community Customs Management Act (2017)
Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189

Additional information

Contact Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for the updated list of licensed clearing agents. Complaints and queries can also be directed to the KRA Headquarters addressed to the Office of the Commissioner of Customs and Border Control. P.O. Box 48240 - 00100 GPO, Times Tower, 12th Floor Nairobi. Complaints can also be directed to Kenya International Freight Warehousing Association (KIFWA) P.o.Box 57969,00200, Nairobi. or email: info@kifwa.co.ke

Recourse: Kenya International Freight & Warehousing Association (KIFWA)

Entity in charge

Kenya International Freight & Warehousing Association (KIFWA)

P.O. Box 00200-57969, Nairobi
Email: info@kifwa.co.ke
Website: http://www.kifwa.co.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customer Care Department

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

Customer Care Officer

Customer Care Officer
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