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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Mining cadastre portal (x 5)
Ministry of Petroleum and Mining (x 4)
Ministry of Lands and physical planning, Ardhi house

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Registered retention licence

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Identity card (x 3)
Letter of authority
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Tax compliance certificate
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
Land owners consent
Bank statement
Company profile
List of equipment and specifications
Curriculum vitae
Academic certificates
Proposal for employment and training of Kenyans
Proposal for procurement of goods and services
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration plan
Prospecting operations programme
Acceptance letter
Beacon certificate
Retention licence
Stamped retention licence

Estimated cost KES  50,000

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KES 50,000
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KES  2,500 per square kilometre
Fee for retention licence

Total Duration 4h. 50mn - 48d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4h. 50mn 48d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 50mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 1h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 47d

Laws 3 expand_more expand_less

Kenya Mining Act 2016 Kenya Mining Act 2016
  Sections 85, 86, 87, 102, 103
Stamp Duty Act Stamp Duty Act
  Section  5-9
The  Mining  (Licence and Permit) Regulations, 2017 The Mining (Licence and Permit) Regulations, 2017
  Sections 42, 47, 48
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