Kenya is an East African country and the whole journey usually takes 7 days. When sending express delivery to Kenya, you can use the four major international air freight. Generally, if the item is less than 2kg, you can use EMS international small package, which is specially designed for small items and the price is the most cost-effective. If the weight exceeds, you can use EMS international express, DHL, TNT, FedEx, etc. The price and speed are similar. DHL has advantages in both large and small goods, and is the fastest. It can usually be delivered in 4-5 working days. The federal service is also available, but the price is expensive. EMS has strong customs clearance capabilities, but the speed is not guaranteed and it will take more than ten days to arrive.
The Kenyan government levies a unified import handling fee of 2.75% on imported goods. The Kenya Animal and Plant Inspection and Quarantine Service imposes a 1% service fee on imported agricultural products.

Second-hand clothes and shoes must be disinfected and inspected by the health department of the country of origin, and must obtain a certificate of conformity from the importer. Imported clothes and shoes that have not obtained a certificate will be seized and destroyed. The packaging materials for second-hand clothes and shoes have been changed from sacks to clean, transparent and waterproof materials.
Kenya**** requirements:
All non-documentary shipments must provide original ****. If the form is unacceptable, the goods will be temporarily detained or intercepted by customs, and delays in compliance will result in suspension of customs declaration.
The actual consignment must be accompanied by the original ****, which should contain the following content:

  1. Names and addresses of the principal (shipper) and trustee (consignee), including contact details
  2. A complete and meaningful description of the goods and their origin
    4.HS code (unified tariff code)
  3. The true value of the goods (unit price of goods, total value of all types of goods, total value and currency)
  4. Statement confirming** accurate and true information – signature and date
  5. All **** must contain a stated or pre-determined shipping fee
  6. Machine printing is required. Handwriting** will not be accepted
  7. Delivery Terms (Incoterms) – Terms between Seller and Buyer
  8. Reasons for exporting
    Please ensure that all sales reflect the actual commercial value of the goods. Statements such as “Customs declared value only” cannot appear on the ****, as such statements may lead to reassessment of the goods, as well as additional fines and delivery delays.
    Kenya does not accept P.O.BOX addresses (post office box addresses). If the recipient address is P.O.BOX, the shipment will not be delivered and may be returned directly to the place of origin. The related costs incurred will be borne by the sender.
    Kenya’s mobile penetration rate reaches 88.1%, with more than 37.8 million mobile phone registrants. The use of mobile phones and other smart devices allows people on the go to learn relevant product information anytime and anywhere, which has greatly promoted the development of the e-commerce industry. Kenya is China’s important trading partner in Africa, and China is also Kenya’s main importer of general commodities in Asia. Bilateral trade has grown rapidly in recent years.

If you have any questions about cross-border transportation of goods, please feel free to contact us at any time:
Company Name: Shenzhen J sun Logistics Co., Ltd
Contacts: Grace