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Register with KESWS  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain pharmaceutical import permit  (5) expand_more expand_less
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Contact details

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania)

Migori Road, P.O BOX 166 , Isebania 40414
Tel: +254 00202341609

Unit in charge

Inspection Department (KEBS) (Isebania)

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 - 21:00
Sun: 08:00 - 21:00

Person in charge

Inspector

Inspector

Expected results

Passed clearance entry stamped stop and verify by KEBS
Demand note

Requirements

For all
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Unique consignment reference (UCR)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passed clearance entry (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Invoice (copy)
For goods originating from the East African Community
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
EAC certificate of origin (copy)
For goods originating from the East African Community.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of quality (copy)
From a National Standard body in the country of origin where applicable.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Exemption letter (copy)
Where applicable.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Permit (copy)
Where applicable, relevant to the consignment.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Waiver letter (copy)
Issued by KEBS, where applicable.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Diamond mark of quality
Issued by the National Standards body in the country of origin.
or Standardization Mark Permit
Standardization Mark Permit (copy)
For raw materials. For more information on how to obtain a standardization mark permit, click here.
For goods originating from countries outside the EAC region.
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Import declaration form (IDF) (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of conformity (COC) (copy)
From the country of origin.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   15mn

Legal justification

1. 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
Section 8
2. Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Customs and Excise Regulations (2010)
Sections 25, 30

Additional information

Consignments originating from countries outside the EAC region that arrive without a Certificate of Conformity will be subject to destination inspection which attracts a fee of 20% of the customs value of the consignment.
For re - exports, consignments arriving without a certificate of conformity will also be subject to destination inspection where traders will be required to pay whichever is higher of $265.00 or 0.6% of the customs value with a maximum fee payable of $2,700. This is subject to approval by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.
In such cases, KEBS will issue a demand note.

Who certified this information ?

Daniel MUSTA, Officer in Charge (KEBS) (OSBP) (Isebania), 23/03/2018

Recourse: Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania)

Entity in charge

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Isebania)

Migori Road, P.O BOX 166 , Isebania 40414
Tel: +254 00202341609

Unit in charge

Office of the Officer in Charge (KEBS) (Isebania)

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 - 21:00
Sun: 08:00 - 21:00

Person in charge

Daniel Musta

Officer in Charge
Email: mustad@kebs.org
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