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Obtain certificate of export number
(last modified: 21/03/2022)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station)

Unit in charge

Mombasa Exports & Transhipment Office (MEx) (Kilindini) (KRA)

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Sun: 00:01 - 00:00

Contact person

Head, Exports (KRA)

Head, Exports

What do I get?

Certificate of export

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (original)
From the shipping line after cargo has been shipped.
Certified true copy of the bill of lading (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Additional information

The certificate of export number is a confirmation that the export procedure is complete. The exporter can use it to claim for VAT from the the government where applicable. The certificate of export is issued to the applicant upon request at a cost of USD 5.00, otherwise the department only issues the certificate number. Processing of the certificate of export can take upto two (2)days depending on the workload at the exports office.

Who certified this information ?

Phelix OHATO, Officer in Charge, Exports & Transit, Kilindini, 17/05/2019

Recourse: Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station)

Entity in charge

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Customs & Border Control (Kilindini Shed 5 Station)

Unit in charge

Office of the Manager, Port Operations (KRA), Kilindini

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

Contact person

Manager, Port Operations (KRA)

Manager, Port Operations (KRA)
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