Welcome to Kenya's Trade Information Portal More information
Official Kenya Government website

A .go.ke website belongs to an official government organization in Kenya. The Kenya Trade Information Portal is managed by the Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade)

Secure .go.ke websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you're safely connected to the .go.ke website.

Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Summary print

Preview & Print


Steps (3) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain movement permit for dry and live fish  (3) expand_more expand_less

Obtain fish movement permit
(last modified: 17/11/2021)

You can complete this step online

language Obtain online

Where to go?

Entity in charge


What do I get?

Fish movement permit

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 (2016)
Sections 7, 8, 9

Additional information

The fish movement permit expires on the 31st of December of the year of issuance. Failure to adhere to the set standards can result in revocation of the permit. For renewal, companies must attach copies of their previous permit when submitting their application.

Recourse: County Director of Fisheries

Entity in charge

County Director of Fisheries

P.O. Box 00100-34439, Nyayo House, 14th Floor, City Centre, Nairobi
Email: fisheriesnairobi@gmail.com
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Licensing Department (County Director of Fisheries)

Mon: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Tue: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Wed: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Thu: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Fri: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Contact person

Rachel Njeri Kamau

Principal Fisheries Officer
Tel: +254 723 971 294 / +254 735 434 026
Email: rnkamau62@gmail.com
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License