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Steps (65) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register as an importer  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (1) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain local certificate of compliance  (11) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import standardization mark (ISM)  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Pre clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (13) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA final release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Plant Inspection Unit (JKIA) (x 6)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (JKIA) (x 8)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs Department (x 5)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (KAHL Terminal)
Clearing Agent
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Handling Shed) (x 10)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Handling Shed) (x 3)
Port Health Services Kenya (Handling Shed) (x 3)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

ICS user credentials
Plant import permit
Import declaration form (IDF)
Authenticated local certificate of compliance
Import Standardization mark
Import health certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Cover letter
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
Identity card
Request for training
KEPHIS receipt
Plant import permit (x 2)
Air waybill (x 4)
Certificate of conformity (x 4)
Release order (x 2)
Letter of application
Demand note
Bank deposit slip (x 4)
KEBS receipt (x 3)
Local certificate of compliance
Stamped local certificate of compliance
Import standardization mark application form (x 2)
Packing list (x 5)
Permit
Certificate of analysis
Certificate of quality
Valid E-slip (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 4)
Notice to import - Form SR14
ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) certificate
Application for prior release - Form C12
Security bond
Stamped application
Stamped plant import permit (x 3)
Prior release approval (x 3)
Release order
Release order stamped by HVO
Release order stamped by VO (x 3)
Handling shed invoice
Release order stamped by customs border control
Delivery notification
KEBS consignment document (x 2)
Release order stamped by handling shed
Validated certificate of conformity
Import health certificate
Release order stamped by KEBS (x 3)
KRA e-slip
KRA receipt (x 3)
Passed clearance entry (x 3)

Cost KES  1,850.49 expand_more expand_less

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KES 600
For issuance of plant import permit.
KES 0 -
15 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For issuance of Certificate of Conformity.
KES 0.49
For each import standardization mark ISM sticker to be issued.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
KES  0.08 per per kilo per day
For cold room charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.18 per kilogram
For handling charges.
USD 0 -
USD  0.15 per per kilo per day
For storage charges.
KES 250
For airline concession fee.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration fee.

Total Duration 12 d - 33 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 12 d 33 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 4h. 30mn 12h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 6h. 5mn 14h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 12 d 32 d

Laws 25 expand_more expand_less

East Africa Community Common External Tarrif East Africa Community Common External Tarrif
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Sections 36, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Sections 8, 10, 11, 12, 13
Import Standardization Mark Guidelines Import Standardization Mark Guidelines
  Sections 8, 9
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act CAP 325 Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service Act No. 54 of 2012
  Section  5
KQ Tariff Charges KQ Tariff Charges
KRA Public Notice KRA Public Notice
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
Legal Notice 48 of 2009 - Plant Protection Rules Legal Notice 48 (The Plant Protection Fees & Charges) Rules (2009)
Legal Notice 78 of  2005 Verification of conformity to Kenya standards of Imports Order Legal Notice 78 of 2005 Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity Notice on Inspection of cargo for issuance of certificate of conformity
Plant Protection (Importation of Plants) Rules Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products, & Regulated Articles) Rules
  Sections 3, 5, 6, 7, 12
Plant Protection (Importation) Order Plant Protection (Importation) Order
  Sections 2, 3, 5, 6
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Partners
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Section  135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Seeds and Varieties Act Seeds and Plant Varieties Act CAP 326
  Sections 3C, 3D, 3B, 3, 3A
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
The Plant Protection Act Cap 324 The Plant Protection Act CAP 324
  Sections 5, 6, 7, 8
World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR World Customs Organization Recommendation of UCR
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