Kenya Waiver PVOC Certificate Waiver Services
Waiver Requirements For KENYA / PVOC
A waiver is not necessary. BSC / CTN is not required
The Kenyan Bureau of Standards (KEBS), has implemented a series of guidelines known as a Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Program (PVoC) to ensure the quality of products.
A Certificate of Conformity (CoC) will be issued to demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the applicable national standards or approved equivalents and technical regulations.
Kenya Bureau of Standards [KBS] has contracted 3-international companies – SGS, Intertek and Bureau Veritas to carry out this exercise.
Shipping Ports in Kenya
Pre-Shipping Inspection for Kenya
Kenya Bureau of Standards [KBS] has confirmed that Pre-Shipment Inspection and issuance of Certificate of Conformity has been expanded to cover almost all finished products imported into Kenya.Kenya Bureau of Standards [KBS] has confirmed that Pre-Shipment Inspection and issuance of Certificate of Conformity has been expanded to cover almost all finished products imported into Kenya.
Information and documents required for creating Certificate of Conformity
Shipping Goods exempted from Kenya CoC Certificate
Prohibited Goods for Kenya
Counterfeits and banned products list available on KEBS website: https://www.kebs.org/
Restrictive Goods shipping to Kenya
Charges for Kenya CoC Certificate
It varies depending on the routes chosen for inspection,
Route A – Certificate of Conformity for Kenya
Minimum fee: 220 USD, maximum fee: 2,375USD which cover the documentary verification and the physical inspection of goods
Route B – Could be 350USD for up to 15 products
The following activities are subject to additional fees:
- Sampling and testing: to be quoted on a case by case basis;
- Containers sealing: to be quoted on a case by case basis;
- Licensing: to be quoted on a case by case basis.