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Steps (42) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain national inspection report  (11) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (5) expand_more expand_less
Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Kenya Fisheries Service release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health Services release  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA 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 8 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Fisheries Service, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 4)
Port Health Services Kenya, One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 4)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Inspection report
User credentials
Import permit for fish and fishery products
Passed clearance entry stamped (gate stamp) by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Letter of intent (x 2)
Environmental impact assessment report
Fish processing facility layout
Food hygiene licence (x 2)
Inspector's register (x 3)
Request for inspection
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Fish health certificate
Valid e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 6)
Sanitary health certificate
Clearance entry
KEBS consignment document
Packing list (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin
Certificate of quality (x 2)
Import declaration form (IDF)
Certificate of conformity (COC)
Demand note
Bank deposit slip
Stamped demand note by the bank
Phytosanitary certificate
Plant import permit
Certificate of export
Cargo manifest (C2)
Permit
Preferential certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry endorsed by KRA Verification Officer
Passed clearance entry released by KRA

Estimated cost KES  1,000 + USD  265

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KES 0 -
0.5 % Freight on board (FOB)
KES 0 -
5 % Freight on board (FOB)
For import permit.
KES 0 -
5 % ad valorem
For import permit.
KES 0 -
20 % customs value
For destination inspection fees.
USD 265
Importers will be required to pay whichever is higher of the $265.00 or 0.6% of the customs value with a maximum fee payable of $2,700 for destination inspection fees.
KES 1,000
For issuance of import health certificate.

Total Duration 1 d - 46 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 46 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 5mn 9h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 40mn 24h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 44 d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East African Community Customs Management Act (2004) East African Community Customs Management Act (2004)
  Sections 34, 41, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010)
  Section  187
Fisheries Act CAP 378 Fisheries Act CAP 378 Part 6 - General conditions for fish processing establishments.
  Sections 14, 17, 18
Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 25 (2016) Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
  Sections 9, 16, 53, 56, 58, 87, 89, 112, 114, 121, 148
Food, Drugs and Chemicals (General) Regulations Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Food Hygiene) Regulations, 1978
  Section  8
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 5, 7, 8
Public Health Act 2012 Public Health Act CAP 242
  Sections 131, 135
Public Health Rules Public Health Act CAP 242 Public Health (Fees) Rules 1st Schedule
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
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