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Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration letter  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain inspection report  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration of premises certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (9) expand_more expand_less
Obtain international veterinary certificate for horns and hooves (VS23)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain DVS release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 14 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 3)
Kenya Electronic Single Window System (KESWS) (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Rules of Origin Section) (x 5)
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) (x 6)
Mobile Money Platform
Clearing Agent (x 2)
Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS)
Inland Container Depot (ICD) (x 3)
Bank (x 2)
Typesetting Company
Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba) (x 2)
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Malaba)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Registration letter
Registration of premises certificate
International veterinary certificate (VS23)
Authenticated EAC certificate of origin
Certificate of export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request for company registration
Company PIN
Rules of origin exporter registration form
Certificate of incorporation (x 4)
Sector specific license
Tannery inspection checklist
Application for registration of premises certificate tanneries
Pre registration report
Environmental impact assessment licence
Occupational health hazard safety certificate
Valid business permit
Leather certificate of training
Lease agreement
DVS payment receipt
Company PIN certificate (x 3)
Identity card
Weight note
Stuffing request letter
Stamped stuffing request letter
Passed clearance entry
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Dispatch note
KRA payment authorization slip (x 2)
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin form
Typed certificate of origin form
Cargo manifest (C2) (x 2)
International veterinary certificate (VS23)
Import permit
Preferential certificate of origin
Passed clearance entry endorsed by KRA Verification Officer

Estimated cost KES  10,000 +USD  3

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KES 10,000
For certificate of registration for tanneries.
KES 0 -
80 % Freight on board (FOB)
For export taxes.
KES 0 -
80 % Freight on board (FOB)
For export taxes.
KES 0 -
KES  500 per consignment
For processing fees.
For issuance of certificate of origin
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.

Total Duration 10d - 39d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 10d 39d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 3h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 7h. 10mn 3d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 8d 35d

Laws 9 expand_more expand_less

COMESA (Manual) Protocol on Rules of Origin COMESA (Manual) Protocol on 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 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 75, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 195, 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, 89, 187
Hide, skin and leather trade rules CAP 359 Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Rules CAP 359
  Sections 29, 31, 32, 36, 40
Legal Notice 300 of 2017: The Hide, Skin, and Leather Trade (Cess) Rules, 2017 Legal Notice 300 of 2017: The Hide, Skin, and Leather Trade (Cess) Rules, 2017 First Schedule
  Section  2
The Cotonou Agreement The Cotonou Agreement
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
World Customs Organization (WCO) Guidelines on Certification of Origin World Customs Organization (WCO) Guidelines on Certification of Origin
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