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Obtain veterinary pharmacy permit  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Inspection of premises
(last modified: 17/03/2022)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
 -  90 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

P.O Box 66171, Westlands, Nairobi 00800
Tel: +254-02-795395
Email: vmd@kilimo.go.ke
Website: http://www.vmd.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Product Registration Department (VMD)

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Contact person

Inspector

Inspector

What do I get?

Signed inspection form

What are the requirements?

1. Veterinary medicines premises inspection form
Veterinary medicines premises inspection form
The trader is required to comply with the requirements as per the checklist.

Time frame

The time taken to carry out inspection will depend on the size and type of the premises i.e retail/manufacturing premises as well as the location of the premise(s) undergoing inspection. 
Attention at counter: Min.   3h. - Max.   5h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   90 days

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 209 - The Veterinary Surgeons & Veterinary Paraprofessionals Act (The Veterinary Medicines Directorate) Regulations, 2015
Legal Notice 209 - The Veterinary Surgeons & Veterinary Paraprofessionals Act (The Veterinary Medicines Directorate) Regulations, 2015
Sections 21, 47

Additional information

Once inspection has been carried out, the application for the premise permit will be forwarded to VMD's Council. This process can take up to ninety days as the Council convenes four times a year, and a notice for licensing shall be gazetted by the Directorate on the 31st of March every year.
The applicant is notified of the outcome, approval or rejection of their application via email. 

Who certified this information ?

Emily MUEMA,  Head of Trade Affairs , 04/03/2022

Recourse: Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

Entity in charge

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

P.O Box 66171, Westlands, Nairobi 00800
Tel: +254-02-795395
Email: vmd@kilimo.go.ke
Website: http://www.vmd.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Head of Trade Affairs and Inspector of Veterinary Medicines

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Contact person

Dr. Emily Muema

Head Trade Affairs & Inspector of Veterinary Medicines
Email: emuema40@gmail.com
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