Whether you are a newly established business looking to secure the necessary licenses to kick start operations or an existing corporation seeking to expand your business lines, Labchey Consulting offers the necessary guidance on the applicable regulations and laws to let you focus on the core business.
We have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the licensing procedures of all licensing authorities in Kenya.
|Requirement||How often (frequency)||Businesses applicable||Licensing authority||Link|
|Single business Permit Issued under the Local Government Act (Cap 265).||Every year||All businesses in Kenya||County Governments||https://nairobi.go.ke/|
|Products standard license||Every year||All manufacturing and processing businesses||Kenya Bureau of Standards||https://www.kebs.org/#|
|Value-added Tax (VAT) No.||Once||All businesses||Kenya Revenue Authority||https://www.kra.go.ke/en/|
|Personal Identification Number (PIN)||Once||All businesses||Kenya Revenue Authority||https://www.kra.go.ke/en/|
|National Social Security Fund (NSSF) No||Once||All businesses employing more than 5 workers||National Social Security Fund||https://www.nssf.or.ke/|
|National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) No.||Once||All businesses employing more than 5 workers||National Hospital Insurance Fund (||http://www.nhif.or.ke/|
|Environmental Impact Assessment No.||Every year||All manufacturing and processing businesses||National Environmental Management||https://www.nema.go.ke/|
|Export Licenses||Every year||Businesses that touch on public and food security; conservation of wildlife and natural resources and preservation of national heritage3.||Department of Internal Trade (Ministry of Trade and Industry).||http://www.industrialization.go.ke/index.php/departments/state-department-of-trade/428-department-of-internal-trade|
|Buying and selling of Pharmaceuticals.||Registration of premises.||Once||Pharmacy and Poisons Board.||Pharmacy and Poisons Board.|
|Public transport||Public carriers license||Every year||National Transport and Safety Authority||https://www.ntsa.go.ke/|
|Work permits and passports applications||Bi-Annual||Non-Citizens||Department of Immigration||https://fns.immigration.go.ke/|