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Apply for cupping exam
(last modified: 07/02/2022)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

10 mn  -  20 mn
 -  30 days

Where to go?

Entity in charge

AFA Coffee Directorate

Coffee Plaza Building, Haile Selassie Avenue, P.O. BOX 30566, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 710 670 026 / +254 788 109 426
Website: https://coffee.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Interim Head (AFA Coffee Directorate)

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

Contact person

Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant
Tel: +254 788 109 426

What do I get?

Application accepted

What are the requirements?

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Application letter (original)
Addressed to the Interim Head, Coffee Directorate.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Curriculum Vitae (original)
Of the applicant.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) Certificate
Of the applicant, with a minimum grade of a C - (minus).
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Recommendation letter (original)
From a coffee institution or employer, with a minimum of three years working experience.
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Diploma in coffee (copy)
Applicants in possession of a certificate in coffee will have an added advantage during application.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate in coffee (copy)
Applicants in possession of a diploma in coffee, and one year experience in the coffee industry or be in possession of a coffee laboratory technician certificate will have an added advantage during application.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contact details
Of the applicant.
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
If the applicant is a Kenyan citizen.
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport
If the applicant is a foreigner.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   30 days

Legal justification

1. Coffee (General) Rules, 2002
Coffee (General) Rules, 2002
Section 67 Part 3A

Additional information

A notice on the exam dates is shared by the Directorate on their website or Nairobi Coffee Exchange's website between January and February yearly. The notice also highlights the application deadline.
Once applications have been made, the shortlisting process commences and qualified applicants will be notified via email, phone call or text message.

Who certified this information ?

James NZOMO, Senior Quality Assurance Officer, 04/12/2018

Recourse: AFA Coffee Directorate

Entity in charge

AFA Coffee Directorate

Coffee Plaza Building, Haile Selassie Avenue, P.O. BOX 30566, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 710 670 026 / +254 788 109 426
Website: https://coffee.agricultureauthority.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Quality Assurance Department (AFA - Coffee Directorate)

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

Contact person

James Nzomo

Senior Quality Assurance Officer
Email: jmwanzo@yahoo.com
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