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Summary of the procedure

Where to go? (1)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Communications Authority of Kenya (x 7)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 Communications Authority of Kenya

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Applications service provider licence

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Applications service provider form
Communication's Authority official receipt
Certificate of incorporation
Certificate of incorporation
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
Identity card
Identity card
Tax compliance certificate
Tax compliance certificate
Fees assessment note
Communication Authority official receipt (x 2)
3 6
Communication Authority official receipt

How much?

Cost of the procedure  KES  105,000

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 5,000
Application fee for content service provider licence
KES 100,000
for intial operating licence fee

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 73 d 105 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 35mn
Attention at counter: 5mn 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 73 d 105 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Kenya information and communications act Kenya information and communications act
  Sections 25, 77
The Kenya Communications Regulations, 2001 The Kenya Communications Regulations, 2001
  articles 10, Regulation 10, Regulation 9
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