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Steps (29) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre clearance documentation  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain motor vehicle registration certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Container Freight Station (CFS) release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System: KESWS (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Bank (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Containerised Cargo and Container Freight Station (CFS) (x 5)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kipevu Container Terminal (CT 2) (Kipevu)
National Transport & Safety Authority (NTSA) (x 3)
Container Freight Station (CFS) (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)
Motor vehicle registration certificate
Number plate
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Invoice
Certificate of roadworthiness (x 2)
Proforma invoice
Individual PIN certficate (x 4)
Identity card (x 5)
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
Bank deposit slip
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass
Commercial invoice
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
KRA receipt (x 3)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 5)
Clearing agent authorization letter
Delivery order (x 2)
Clearing agent authorization letter
Marine cover insurance
Packing list
Log book
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEBS
Passed clearance entry stamped received by KRA
Payment receipt
Final release

Estimated cost  USD  70

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USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
25 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
20 % excise value
For excise duty. The excise value is the customs value plus the import duty.
KES 0 -
16 % VAT value
For Value Added Tax VAT. The VAT value is the excise value plus the excise duty.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration fee.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
USD 0 -
USD  1.25 per volumetric weight
For Merchant Shipping MS Levy.

Total Duration 2 d - 10 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2 d 10 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 3h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 15mn 9h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 9 d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 25, 30
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 41, 82, 123, 234, 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
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
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 3, 5, 7, 8
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Traffic Act CAP 403 Traffic Act CAP 403
  Section  6
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
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