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Steps (22) 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  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain passed clearance entry  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Obtain KEBS release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain KRA release  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) (x 7)
Bank (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 2)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), One Stop Border Post (OSBP) (Busia) (x 4)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

User credentials
Import declaration form (IDF)
Passed clearance entry stamped release by KRA

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bank deposit slip
Training status notification
KenTrade receipt
Identity card
Request for company registration
Company PIN
Certificate of roadworthiness (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation
Company PIN certificate
Certificate of conformity
KRA e-slip
Passed clearance entry (x 3)
Certificate of de -registration
Interpol clearance letter
Waiver letter
Import declaration form (IDF)
Certificate of export (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Permit (x 2)
Preferential certificate of origin (x 2)
Cargo manifest (C2)
Passed clearance entry endorsed by verification officer

Cost KES  10,000 expand_more expand_less

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KES 10,000
For training
KES 0 -
1 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees - estimate.
KES 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
Railway development levy.
KES 0 -
2 % Cost, Insurance & Freight (CIF) or customs value
For import duty.

Total Duration 5 d - 30 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5 d 30 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 45mn 2h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 50mn 4h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 5 d 29 d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

Training Approval Approval from National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to Kentrade as a training provider
COMESA Rules of Origin COMESA Protocol on the Rules of Origin
Customs and Excise Regulations Customs and Excise Regulations (2010) Part XI
  Sections 14, 15, 25, 30, 127C, 127, 128B, 199
East Africa Community Common External Tarrif East Africa Community Common External Tarrif
East African Community Customs Management Act East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition, 2012)
  Sections 34, 35, 36, 38, 41, 82, 123, 145, 146, 187, 188, 189, 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, 187
Finance Act 2013 Finance Act 2013
  Section  6
KS 1515:2000 Kenya Standards Code of Practice for inspection of road vehicles Kenya Standards Code of Practice for inspection of road vehicles (KS 1515:2000)
Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (Cap 472.) Legal Notice 120 -The Customs and Excise Act (CAP 472)
  Sections 2 (5, 6)
Miscalleneous Fees and Levies Miscellaneous Fees and Levies
  Sections 7, 8
Standards Act Standards Act
  Sections 4, 14
EAC Rules of origin The East African Community (EAC) Customs Union (Rules of Origin) Rules
Training charges Training Charges
Value Added Tax Act (2013) Value Added Tax Act (2013) First schedule (Part I)
  Sections 14, 65
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