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Obtain business permit
(last modified: 30/09/2021)

Contact details

Entity in charge

County Government of Kenya

Unit in charge

Business permit office

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

County business permit officer

County Governments in Kenya County Governments in Kenya

Expected results

Business permit
Payment receipt for single business permit

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
For local companies
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (copy)
For branches of foreign companies
or
Proposed business name
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
PIN certificate (copy)
Of the applicant
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contact details

Cost KES 15,200

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  • KES Add Name Here
KES 15,000
Estimate- For business permit - fee varies from one county to another
KES 200
Estimate- For business permit application fees. The fee varies from one county to another
Payment methods: Mobile money

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   45mn

Legal justification

1. Constitution of Kenya
Constitution of Kenya
articles 186, 4thSchedule
2. County Government Act of 2012
County Government Act of 2012
Section 59

Additional information

All county governments issue single business permits for all business located in their counties. The business permit fee will vary from one county to the other and will depend on the size of the business, location, number of employees and type of business.

Recourse: County Government of Kenya

Entity in charge

County Government of Kenya

Unit in charge

Business permit office

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Customer Care Officer

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