Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impacts on the economy, the environment, and human health. Our regulatory role covers: Seed Certification, Plant Variety Protection, Phytosanitary Services and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Services.
Our Vision is Healthy plants, safe trade and a sustainable agro-environment for a prosperous Kenya. Our Mission is to provide a science-based regulatory service by assuring plant health, quality of agricultural inputs and produce for food security, globally competitive agriculture and sustainable development. KEPHIS core Values are Customer focus; Professionalism and Integrity; Teamwork; Results Oriented; Innovation and Creativity, and Corporate Social Sustainability.
On Access to Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO), KEPHIS has set aside 30% of its procurement budget to the youth, women and persons with disabilities. For one to be eligible to a procurement opportunity, they must provide the originals of the following: National Identity Card/ Kenyan Passport; Business Registration Certificate/ Certificate of Incorporation; CR12 for Limited Company from Registrar of Companies (system generated soft copy); Partnership Deed for partnership business; Tax compliance certificate, and National Construction Authority Letter/ Certificate for the construction category