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PVoC (Pre-Export Verification of Conformity) for Imports to Kenya

To assure Kenyan consumers of the safety and quality of the imported goods they buy, and to protect Kenyan manufacturers from unfair competition, the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), a statutory organisation of the government of Kenya, has implemented guidelines called the Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) to Standards Programme for exports to Kenya.

As of 1st December 2015 KEBS further expanded the regulated product list to include all products except those exempted below:

The Kenya government allows diplomats / expatriates to import vehicles and personal effects duty free. Diplomats / expatriates working in an organization such as below are eligible; 

Duty Free Importation into Kenya for Returning Residents

Below are requirements for people living in the Diaspora and looking forward to return and permanently settle in Kenya.