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Apply for type approval
(last modified: 05/07/2021)

Where to go?

Entity in charge

Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK)

CA Centre, Waiyaki Way, P.O Box 14448, Narobi 00800
Tel: +254 (20) 4242000 2441081-4 / +254 703 042000, +254 730 172000
Email: info@ca.go.ke
Website: https://ca.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Type Approval Unit

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

Contact person

Type approval officer

What do I get?

Communications Authority of Kenya invoice

What are the requirements?

1. Application form for type approval/type acceptance of ICT equipment
Application form for type approval/type acceptance of ICT equipment (original)
2.
Vendor licence (copy)
For more information on how to obtain a vendor licence, here.
3.
Letter of agency from manufacturer or principal distributor (copy)
The letter should state other countries where the equipment is type approved and in service.
4.
Conformance certificate
From a regulatory authority or accredited laboratory.
5.
Technical manual (copy)
With details on operation, programming, specifications. The manual should be in English.
6.
User manual (copy)
The user manual should be in English.
7.
Test reports and results (copy)
From manufacturers or accredited testing laboratories in English, duly signed and stamped preferably in soft copy (PDF format) on CD ROM.
8.
Samples
This will be required for telephone and cellular terminals, and radio communication equipment, where applicable.

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. The Kenya Information And Communications (Importation, Type Approval And Distribution Of Communications Equipment) Regulations, 2010
The Kenya Information And Communications (Importation, Type Approval And Distribution Of Communications Equipment) Regulations, 2010
Sections 3, 4

Additional information

The application can also be sent via email to typeapproval@ca.go.ke.

Who certified this information ?

Liston KIRUI, Communications Officer , 30/06/2021

Recourse: Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK)

Entity in charge

Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK)

CA Centre, Waiyaki Way, P.O Box 14448, Narobi 00800
Tel: +254 (20) 4242000 2441081-4 / +254 703 042000, +254 730 172000
Email: info@ca.go.ke
Website: https://ca.go.ke/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Office of the Director, Licensing, Compliance and Standards Department

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

Contact person

Matano Ndaro

Director, Licensing, Compliance and Standards Department
Email: ndaro@ca.go.ke
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