The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) pursuant to the publication of the Legal Notice No. 127 of the Standards Acts, Cap. 496 on 19th June 2018, hereby notifies the general public that all imported goods destined to Kenya shall be required to undergo mandatory inspection in the country of origin or supply prior to shipment into the country. Importers and the general public are informed that goods loaded on or after 1st October 2018 will be expected to fully comply with the provision of the Legal Notice.
The KEBS appointed inspection agents shall inspect such goods and issue Certificate of Conformity (CoC) / Certificate of Roadworthiness (CoR) in respect to goods / motor vehicles that conform to the relevant Kenyan standards or approved specifications. The Legal Notice number 127 is available on www.kebs.org.
KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS