KENYA  (KE)

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Recipient is responsible for duties and taxes that are assessed by the country.

PRICE GROUP: 4

P.O. BOX ADDRESSES:
Accepted: A valid telephone number must be provided. Expect delivery delays.

DIMENSION NOTE:
Maximum Size: Total length and girth not to exceed 108 inches.
Individual dimensions not to exceed:
    Length - 46 Inches
    Width - 35 Inches
    Height - 46 Inches
Minimum Size: An envelope or package must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill (Shipping Label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.

WEIGHT NOTE:
Total Not To Exceed 70 Lbs

VALUE LIMITS:
$2499.00

GIFT SHIPMENTS:
Acceptable: Duties/Taxes will be assessed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All liquid, chemical and powder shipments require a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) if quantity exceeds 100 ml. (3.4 ozs) per shipment.
Any foods, drinks, raw materials (e.g. concentrates for foods and drinks) and industrial chemicals will be subjected to a Radiation Analysis for Imports clering at Jomo Kenyatta's International Airport or at The Inland Container Depot in Embakasi, weighing 20 kgs (approximately 44 lbs) or higher.
A railway development levy will be applied on all inbound shipmemts. The levy shall be at the rate of 1.5 percent of the customs value (Cost, Insurance, Freight) of the goods.
Break Bulk: For all shipments when the customer appoints their own broker for clearance. Broker fees Kenyan Shillings 1,800.00 (approximately $22 US).
Commercial Invoices that show only a Customs value will be charged an inspection fee of .25%.
For complelting the Import Declaration Form (IDF) in the Kenya Revenue Authority System with a value higher than $1,000 US require the following fees: Broker Fees Kenyan Shillings 3,915 (approximately $48 US) Kenya Revenue Authority Fees: 2.25% of the Cost, Insurance, Freight value with minimum of Kenyan Shilling 5,000 (approximately $61 US).
Shipments assessed with duty/taxes of $100 or below will be billed to recipient. If the recipient does not pay, the charges will be the responsibility of the shipper.
Shipments held in Customs for Return to Sender can only be approved by a Senior Customs Officer, expect a longer processing time. Duties and taxes must be paid by shipper or recipient.
Shipments valued at $1,000 US or higher require an Import Declaration Form (IDF) from the recipient. A copy of the recipients pin certificate will be required also when completing the Import Declaration Form application.
Agency Fees (Invoice value) Applicable only for direct assessment shipments. Broker fees 5% of the invoice value.
All spare part shipments are subject to Import Declaration Form application and entry process regardless of value. Expect Customs delays.
Bond Entry (Duty Exempted Shipments): Only for processing duty exemption shipments. Broker fees Kenyan Shillings 5,950.00 (approximately $72 US). Kenya Revenue Authority Kenyan Shillings 250.00 (approximately $3 US).
Import Entry: For updating shipments details into Kenya Revenue Authority Customs clearance system to acknowledge and allow further processing of high value shipments. Contractors fees Kenyan Shillings 6,000.00 (approximately $77 US).
Mis-declaring or falsely declaring of values listed on the Commercial Invoice is illegal and subjected to penalties which must be paid by shipper or recipient. Expect clearance delays.
No Commercial Value or 0 is not an acceptable value.
The Commercial Invoice must be printed (not hand written) on company letterhead if shipment is a commercial shipment, signed by the shipper with itemized value for all contents. Pro forma invoices are not accepted.

COUNTRY SPECIFIC PROHIBITION
In addition to the standard GXG prohibited items, plus:
    Communistic material
    Viagra
    Pornographic Materials
    Ivory
    Liquor, Haz
    Ice, Blue
    Chemicals, Haz
    Mangos and Herbal Grass (a)
(a) Prohibited if there is no Plant Import Permit and Phyto Certificate accompaning the shipment.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
Jan 01-2014; Apr 04-2014, 07-2014; May 01-2014, 02-2014; Jun 01-2014, 02-2014; Aug 08-2014, 11-2014; Oct 20-2014; Dec 12-2014, 25-2014, 26-2014 and U.S. Holidays

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use the matrix below to determine if a commercial invoice (PS Form 6182) is required and to determine document and non-document status for transit time calculation. If a commodity is not listed or if there is a doubt, complete a commercial invoice for the shipment.
    Advertising (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Airline Ticket Issue (Shipment is considered a document)
    All Non-Documents and Non-Prohibited Items (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Annual Reports (Shipment is considered a document)
    Appliances (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Artwork, Commercial (Prohibited Item)
    Artwork, Fine (Prohibited Item)
    Bio Products, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Blueprints (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Books (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Brochures (Shipment is considered a document)
    Business Cards (Shipment is considered a document)
    Camera (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Checks Cashier (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Business (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Payroll (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Travellers (Shipment is considered a document)
    Chemicals, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Compact Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Computer Printouts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Cosmetics, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Credit Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Digital Video Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (244)
    Documents (Shipment is considered a document)
    Drawings (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Drugs, Prescription (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (545,864)
    Film, Commercial (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Food, Nonperishable (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Greeting Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Invitations (Shipment is considered a document)
    Invoices (Shipment is considered a document)
    Journals (Shipment is considered a document)
    Leather Goods (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Liquor, Non-Hazardous (Prohibited Item)
    Magazines (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Manuals (Shipment is considered a document)
    Manuscripts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Medical Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Medical Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Money Orders (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Musical Instruments (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Newspapers (Shipment is considered a document)
    Office Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Aircraft (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Computer (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Electronic (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Machine (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Personal Effects (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Photographs (Shipment is considered a document)
    Slides (Shipment is considered a document)
    Software (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Sports Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Audio (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Video (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Finished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Unfinished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Toys (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Wireless Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)


CITIES SERVED Days
Doc
Days
Non-Doc
All Other Cities 07   07
Bungoma 04   04
Busia 04   04
Changamwe 04   04
Diani 04   04
Eldoret 04   04
Embakasi 04   04
Embu 04   04
Industrial Area 04   04
Kakamega 04   04
Karatina 04   04
Karen 04   04
Kericho 04   04
Kerugoya 04   04
Kilifi 04   04
Kisii 09   09
Kisumu 04   04
Kitale 04   04
Langata 04   04
Limuru 04   04
Lower Kabete 04   04
Machakos 04   04
Malindi 04   04
Mazeras 04   04
Meru 04   04
Miritini 04   04
Molo 04   04
Mombasa 04   04
Mtito Andei 04   04
Mtito-Andei 04   04
Mtwapa 04   04
Mumias 04   04
Muranga 04   04
Muthaiga 04   04
Nairobi 03   03
Naivasha 04   04
Nakuru 04   04
Nandi Hills 04   04
Nandi-Hills 04   04
Nanyuki 04   04
Narok 04   04
Nyahururu 04   04
Nyali 04   04
Nyeri 04   04
Sagana 04   04
Simanzi 04   04
Sotik 04   04
Thika 04   04
Ukunda 04   04
Voi 04   04
Webuye 04   04
Westlands 04   04

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