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Apply and obtain fish processing licence
(last modified: 19/11/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Where to go?

Entity in charge


What do I get?

Fish processing licence

What are the requirements?

1. General application form (fish processing licence)
General application form (fish processing licence) (original)
Filled by the applicant.

Cost KES 3,000

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KES 3,000
For fish processing licence.
Payment methods: cash
The charges for the fish processing licence vary from County to County. The above charges are specific to Nairobi County.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

Legal justification

1. Fisheries Act CAP 378
Fisheries Act CAP 378
Sections 6, 14 2nd, 11th Schedule

Additional information

The fish processing licence is obtained from the respective County Government where the processing facility is established. The licence is valid for one (1) calendar year.

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
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