Welcome to Kenya's Trade Information Portal More information
Official Kenya Government website

A .go.ke website belongs to an official government organization in Kenya. The Kenya Trade Information Portal is managed by the Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Secure .go.ke websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you're safely connected to the .go.ke website.

Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Summary print

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (3) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain veterinary medicines retention certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less

certification bar

1
Apply for retention certificate
(last modified: 18/07/2019)

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

Registration Officer

Registration Officer

What do I get?

Aknowledgment note

What documents do I need to bring?

1. Form E - Application for renewal for retention of a veterinary medicine
Form E - Application for renewal for retention of a veterinary medicine (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Wholesale dealer permit (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a wholesale dealer permit, click here.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of registration (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a certificate of registration, click here.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Pharmacovigilance report (copy)
Of the product(s).
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid good manufacturing practice (GMP) licence (copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  30mn
Attention at counter: Max.   10mn

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
Section 24 3rd schedule

Additional information

Applications for the retention certificate must be made by 31st of March every year.
The trader is also required to indicate the modifications made on the product(s), if any, during application.

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 Drug Registration

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. Adelaide Ayoyi

Head, Drug Registration
Email: aayoyi@kilimo.go.ke
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License