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Apply and pay for solar photovoltaic licence
(last modified: 26/07/2019)

You can apply for this step online

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Costs

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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

KES 3500
0 mn  -  0 mn
5 days  -  15 days

Expected results

Notification of application Notification of application
Notification of payment Notification of payment

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business registration certificate (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12 (copy)
It should not be older than 1 year
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tax compliance certificate (copy)
It should be valid for that specific year
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Class G work permit (copy)
For foreign directors
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card
Of all Kenyan company directors
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Of all foreign company directors
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business permit (copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of land ownership (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Lease agreement (copy)
8.
Solar technician certificate - T3 (copy)
Applies to all categories
or
Solar technician certificate - T2 (copy)
For category V1 and V2
9.
Consent letter (copy)
From a solar technician agreeing to work with the company
10.
Completion certificate (copy)
For the projects already done. It applies to renewals

Cost KES  3,500

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Class C1 licence
KES 500
Application fee for Class C1 licence which entitles the holder to carry out design and installation work for solar PV systems
Class V1 licence
KES 1,000
Application fee for Class V1 Licence which entitles the holder to carry out design, distribution, promotion, sale or installation work for solar PV systems.
Class V2 licence
KES 2,000
Application fee for class V2 licence which entitles the holder to carry out manufacture or import of solar PV systems or components.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   15mn - Max.   30mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   5 days - Max.   15 days

Legal justification

1. Solar Photovaltaic Systems Regulations, 2012
Solar Photovaltaic Systems Regulations, 2012
Sections 6, 2ndschedule

Additional information

Once the payment is done, the applicant is required to upload the transaction reference number in the EPRA portal.

Recourse: Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority

Entity in charge

Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority

Eagle Africa Centre, Longonot road, Upperhill. P. O. Box 42681 , Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 847 000 / +254 202 847 200
Tel. 1: +254 202 717 603
Email: info@erc.go.ke
Website: www.erc.go.ke

Unit in charge

Renewable energy department

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Eng. Joseph Oketch

Director-Electricity department
Tel: +254 202 717 603 / +254 734 414 333
Email: info@erc.go.ke
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