Excisable Goods Management System Go Live (Bottled Water, Juices, Energy Drinks, Soda and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages)

PUBLIC NOTICES 28/10/2019

Kenya Revenue Authority informs all licensed manufacturers, importers, distributors, retailers and general public that further to the Public Notice dated 30th August 2019, bottled water, juices, energy drinks, soda and other non-alcoholic beverages manufactured in or imported into Kenya from 13th November, 2019 must be affixed with an Excise Stamp in accordance with Section 28 of Excise Duty Act 2015 and Legal Notice 53 of 30th March, 2017 (Excisable Goods Management System Regulations).

Only licensed manufacturers and licensed importers of Excisable Goods in accordance to Section 15 of the Excise Duty Act 2015 can obtain Excise Stamps. To purchase Excise stamps, visit https://egms.kra.go.ke using the log in details issued after licensing.

All bottled water, juices, energy drinks, soda and other non-alcoholic beverages manufactured or imported into Kenya prior to the go live date will be allowed in the market without stamps until 31st January, 2020.

Any products manufactured or imported as listed below shall be seized and offenders prosecuted:

a. On or after 13th November, 2019 found not bearing an excise stamp.

b. Before 13th November, 2019 and found in the market after 31th January, 2020 not bearing an Excise Stamp.

For clarification please contact us on Email: egmshelp@kra.go.ke or call the Contact Centre on Tel: 020 4 999 999; 0711 099 999 or Email: callcentre@kra.go.ke

 

Commissioner General