Investing in Kenya

Non-Kenyan Investor (Residing in Kenya) other than a refugee

  1. Letter of introduction by a tax agent.
  2. PIN of tax agent.
  3. Valid Tax Compliance Certificate of the tax agent
  4. Letter of appointment of tax Agent by applicant.
  5. Documentary proof of investment (Certificate of Incorporation/Compliance, CR12*, project proposal, Endorsement by Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), etc.).
  6. KenInvest Endorsement letter is given to registered companies with an investment exceeding USD 100,000.
  7. Investors permit (confirm endorsement of Investors permit on the valid passport) and the name of the company indicated on the permit should be that as of bullet no. 4 above.
  8. Original valid Passport of applicant.
  9. KRA PIN application acknowledgement receipt.

* A CR12 is an official confirmation by the Registrar of Companies in Kenya as to whom the directors/shareholders of a company are.

Non-Kenyan, Non-Resident Investing in Kenya (Residing outside Kenya)

  1. Letter of introduction.
  2. PIN number of a registered tax agent
  3. Valid Tax Compliance Certificate of the tax agent
  4. Letter of appointment of the tax agent by the applicant
  5. Documentary proof of investment as in (ii) above.
  6. Certified Colored Copy of Original valid Passport. (Certified here in Kenya by a tax representative).
  7. Valid Tax Compliance Certificate of the representative
  8. Endorsement letter from KenInvest
  9. KRA PIN application acknowledgment receipt.

 

    Clarifications on immigration can be found on the Immigration Kenya website.