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Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS consignment document  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEPHIS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import health certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Port Health release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioanalysis  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KPA release  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain gate pass  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Physical verification of consignment
(last modified: 02/08/2022)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS)


Unit in charge

Inspection Department (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 08:00 - 21:00
Tue: 08:00 - 21:00
Wed: 08:00 - 21:00
Thu: 08:00 - 21:00
Fri: 08:00 - 21:00
Sat: 08:00 - 17:00

Contact person


List of Container Freight Stations (CFS).pdf List of Container Freight Stations (CFS).pdf

What do I get?

KEBS inspection report

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence
Of the clearing agent.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente

Time frame

The time taken to carry out inspection will depend on the size and nature of the consignment.
Attention at counter: Max.   1h.

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 78 of  2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of  Imports Order
Legal Notice 78 of 2020 - Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order
Sections 3, 5, 7, 8
2. PvoC Program Operations Manual
PvoC Program Operations Manual
3. Standards Act
Standards Act
Sections 4, 14

Additional information

Verification of the consignment is done at the entry points.
Consignments that arrive without a Certificate of Conformity (COC) will be subject to destination inspection which attracts a fee of 5% of the customs value of the consignment.
Consignments that require amending of the COC and part shipment consignments that require splitting of the COC will attract a minimum fee of USD 265 or 0.6% of the customs value, whichever is higher, to facilitate the issuance of a local certificate of compliance. In such cases, KEBS will issue a demand note.

Who certified this information ?

Eric OCHIENG, Head, Quality Inspection Department, 28/01/2022

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Kilindini)

P.O. Box 80100-99376, Mombasa
Tel: +254 412 317 030/1/2/4/5 / +254 412 230 940/38/39
Tel. 1: +254 412 229 448
Email: kebs-msa@kebs.org
Website: www.kebs.org

Unit in charge

Office of the Manager, Inspection (KEBS) (Kilindini)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 21:00

Contact person

Emmanuel Nguzo

Officer In Charge
Tel: +254 203 566 641
Email: nguzoe@kebs.org
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