Kenya: Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   KE2021-0017

This report provides updates on Government of Kenya (GOK) import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products. It includes applicable laws and guidelines, import procedures, and contact details of key trade regulatory and specialist agencies. Kenya maintains an import ban on genetically engineered (GE) agricultural and food products. In addition, exports to Kenya must be inspected by an agent contracted by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) in the country of origin or supply and be issued with a certificate of conformity (CoC) prior to shipment.

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