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Steps (35) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Train and register with Kenya Tradenet System (KESWS)  (10) expand_more expand_less
Obtain import declaration form  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre clearance documentation  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain motor vehicle registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Container Freight Station (CFS) 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 7)
Bank (x 3)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agent (x 3)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Container Freight Station (CFS) (x 4)
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (CFS)
National Transport & Safety Authority (NTSA) (x 4)
Container Freight Station (CFS) (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)
Motor vehicle registration certificate
Number plate
Gate pass

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bank deposit slip
Training status notification
KenTrade receipt
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Invoice
Certificate of roadworthiness
Bill of lading (x 4)
Proforma invoice (x 2)
Individual PIN certficate (x 4)
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Company PIN certificate (x 4)
Bank deposit slip
Letter of indemnity
Valid port pass
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 2)
KRA receipt (x 3)
Import declaration form (IDF) (x 3)
Clearing agent authorization letter
Delivery order (x 2)
KEBS consignment document
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KEBS
Passed clearance entry stamped received by KRA
NTSA payment receipt
Payment receipt
Final release (x 2)
Gate pass

Cost KES  11,050 + USD  70 expand_more expand_less

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KES 10,000
For training
USD 70
Documentation fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
25 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.
KES 0 -
20 % excise value
For excise duty. The excise value is the customs value plus the import duty value.
KES 0 -
16 % VAT value
For Value Added Tax VAT. The VAT value is the excise value plus the excise duty value.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import declaration form.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For railway development levy.
USD 0 -
USD  1.25 per volumetric weight
For Merchant Shipping MS Levy.
KES 1,000
For inspection, per car.
KES 50
Convenience fee.

Total Duration 5 d - 33 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5 d 33 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 10mn 4h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 5mn 6h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 5 d 32 d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Training Approval Approval from National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to Kentrade as a training provider
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012) Sections 145, 146, 187, 188, 189
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123
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
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulation, 2011 Gazette Notice CXIV - No. 1
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Public Notice Public Notice - Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
PvoC Program Operations Manual PvoC Program Operations Manual
  Sections 3, 4, 10
Traffic Act CAP 403 Traffic Act CAP 403
  Sections 6, 7, 17A, 17 (3)
Training charges Training Charges
Value Added Act Cap 476 Value Added Act CAP 476 First schedule
  Sections 5, 6, 9
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