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This a joint statement issued by National Transport & Safety Authority (NTSA) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) with regard to the implementation of guidelines for licensing speed limiter (Speed governors) suppliers. This is cognisant of the existing standards for specifications on performance, installation and system components requirements for speed limiting devices used in commercial and Public Service Vehicles (PSV’s) as per the traffic act CAP 403 Rule 41A.

Click HERE for more information: Implementation guidelines for licensing speed limiter suppliers

Click HERE to download the Press Joint press statement between KEBS and NTSA

To download the  speed limiter checklist document, CLICK HERE

 

The Kenya Bureau of Standard, Chief Engineer (Mechanical) and The National Transport and Safety Authority have adjusted the implementation date of KS2295-2018 from 1st March, 2019 to 3rd June, 2019.

 

 Click HERE to download the document

Pursuant to the provision of KS 1515:2000 - Kenya Standard Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles and Legal Notice No. 127 of 19th June, 2018; Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order, we wish to notify all importers of used/second hand motor vehicles including returning residents, diplomatic staff and the general public that in observance of clause 2.5 of KS 1515:2000 on the 8 (eight) year requirement in the standard, only Right Hand Drive (RHD) motor vehicles whose Year of First Registration is from 1st January 2012 and later shall be allowed into the country as from 1st January, 2019.

 

Vehicles that are exported to Kenya shall be expected to comply with KS 1515:2000 – Kenya Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles while vehicles from countries where KEBS has an inspection Agency (Japan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Thailand and South Africa) shall be expected to be accompanied with a Certificate of Roadworthiness (CoR) issued by the Agency appointed by KEBS.

 

To Download the Notice CLICK HERE. 

 

For further clarification, please contact KEBS on telephone +254 20 6948 000 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR

KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

GAZETTE NOTICE NO.8455 and 8456 17th August 2018

 

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.

Download a copy of the notice for yourself here...

Download the Special Issue of the Legal Notice No.127 here... 

MANAGING DIRECTOR

KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

PUBLIC NOTICE : INSPECTION OF IMPORTED GOODS AT THE COUNTRY OF SUPPLY
Posted on: 22-02-2018
PUBLIC NOTICE ON INSPECTION OF IMPORTED GOODS AT THE COUNTRY OF SUPPLY

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory body established under the Standards Act
CAP 496, Laws of Kenya. KEBS is mandated to off er among other services, quality inspection of
imports based on Kenya Standards or approved specifi cations.
KEBS wishes to notify all importers, manufacturers and the general public that it has contracted
the following companies/inspection agencies to inspect on its behalf, goods destined to Kenya
from across the globe for the next 36 months with eff ect from 19th February, 2018;
- Socie'te' Ge'ne'rale de Surveillance SA (SGS)
- Intertek International Ltd.
- China Certifi cation and Inspection (Group) Inspection Co. Ltd (CCIC)
- Bureau Veritas (BV)
- Cotecna Inspection SA
This is in line with Legal Notice No. 78 of 15th July, 2005 on the "Verifi cation of Conformity to
Kenya Standards of Imports".
Details of the contracted inspection companies and their Zones/Countries of responsibilities, as
well as other details related to import inspection are available on KEBS website: www.kebs.org
For further clarifi cation, please contact KEBS on telephone +254 20 6948439/456/423/000
or E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download the Document below;

PUBLIC NOTICE ON INSPECTION OF IMPORTED GOODS AT THE COUNTRY OF SUPPLY

MANAGING DIRECTOR


NAIROBI INNOVATION WEEK 2018
Posted on: 21-02-2018

The innovation week brings together partners from government, private sector, development partners and research centres with an aim of providing a platform for show-casing and encouraging innovation.

Venue
The Great Court, University of Nairobi

Date
5th - 9th March, 2018

For more information please visit the Innovation Week Website : http://innovationweek.co.ke target="_blank"


TRAINING SEMINAR INITATION : Process Monitoring, Performance Measurement and Improvement Tools and Techniques.
Posted on: 13-02-2018

Share, Interact and  Improve yourself and your organization from the Experience of Anthony Spanos the EFQM Excellence Ambassador and international assessment Team Leader , Scientific Advisor for the Hellenic Management Association (HMA), Key expert for the Lebanese Quality Management Model and the Lebanese Excellence award. 5S expert. Certified expert GRI-G4 . Expert to the Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and the Emirates Government.

Venue:

Duration: 5 Days (19th - 23rd March 2018)

Program Duration Cost
Introduction to advance Auditing 19th March 2018 Ksh 20,000 + VAT
Process monitoring and Performance measurement 20th - 21st March 2018 Ksh 30,000 + VAT
Quality Improvement Tools and Techniques 22nd - 23rd March 2018 Ksh 30,000 + VAT

Register for Process Monitoring, Performance Measurement and Improvement Tools and Techniques Seminar

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INSPECTION GUIDELINE : GUIDELINES FOR INSPECTION OF IMPORTED MEDICAL DEVICES, FOOD SUPPLEMENTS, MEDICAL COSMETICS, HERBAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER BORDERLINE PRODUCTS
Posted on: 20-06-2017

GUIDELINES FOR INSPECTION OF IMPORTED MEDICAL DEVICES, FOOD SUPPLEMENTS, MEDICAL COSMETICS, HERBAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER BORDERLINE PRODUCTS

For more information download the document below;
INSPECTION GUIDELINE


A STANDARD FOR STANDARDS : PART 1 : THE DEVELOPMENT OF KENYA STANDARDS - SPECIFICATION
Posted on: 15-03-2017

For more information download the document below;
A standard for standards Part 1 : The development of Kenya Standards -Specification

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