List of steps
(Total number of steps: 6)
Obtain electricity distribution licence  (6)

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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.
Energy Regulatory Commission (x 3)
4 5 6
Energy Regulatory Commission

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Electricity distribution licence

Required documents 

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

Newspaper advertisement
Notice to local authority
Description of the undertaking
Route sketch
Route sketch
Environmental Impact Assessment license
Environmental Impact Assessment license
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
Approved power purchasing agreement
Engineer's report
Engineer's report

How much?

Cost of the procedure  KES  10,000

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 10,000
For licence application

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): 1 d 90 d
of which:
Attention at counter: 5mn 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 90 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations, 2012
Energy Act Energy Act
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