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Obtain premises permit for a veterinary pharmacy  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Inspection of premises
(last modified: 24/04/2020)

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

Trade Department

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 documents do I need to bring?

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 of the premises.
Attention at counter: Min.   3h. - Max.   5h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   90 days

Legal justification

1. Legal Notice 209 - The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals Act (The Veterinary Medicines Directorate) Regulations, 2015
Legal Notice 209 - The Veterinary Surgeons and 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 or phone call.

Who certified this information ?

Dr. Naftaly MWANZIKI, Head, Trade Affairs, 12/11/2018

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. Naphtal Mwanziki

Head of Trade Affairs and Inspector of Veterinary Medicines
Tel: +254 743 795 395
Email: nmwanziki@kilimo.go.ke
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