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Insurance Agent
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  • Agency: Insurance Regulatory Authority
  • Purpose: To authorize to transact insurance business
  • Application Fee: kshs.1,000/=
  • License Fee: No Fee
  • Maximum Processing Time: 3 Months
  • Statutes:
  • Gazetted On: 1987-01-01
  • Related Websites: www.ira.go.ke
  • Validity: One year
  • Enactment: 1987-01-01
  • Contact Office: Technical Office
  • Resolution Criteria: All conditions must be met
  • (1) Registration fee of KShs.1,000/= vide bankers’ cheque payable to The Permanent Secretary to the Treasury”
  • (2) Fill application Form NO. INS. 151-2R.
  • (3) Obtain a statement of business Form NO.INS.151-2R from his principals
  • (4) Obtain certificate by insurer in the prescribed form.
  • (5) Submit documents as proof of nationality. Note that all agents must be Kenyan Citizen.
  • (6) Pass or be exempted from Certificate of Proficiency (COP) examination for agents.
  • (7) Submit a certificate of registration of business name for agents using name which must reflect the kind of business done e.g. XYZ Insurance Agents/Agencies/Agency.
  • (8) Submit annual audited accounts in case of corporate agents.
  • (9) The principal Officer must be a shareholder in the Insurance Agency
  • Licensing Body: Insurance Regulatory Authority
    • Head Office

      • Tel: + 254 020 4996000,4997000,0727 563110
      • Physical Address: Zep-Re Place Longonot Road,off mara Road Upper Hill
      • Postal Address: P O Box 43505 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya
      • City: Nairobi City County
      • Email Address: commins@skyweb.co.ke Email this Agency
      • Website: http://www.ira.go.ke
      • Operating Hours: 8.00 am-1.00 pm / 2.00 pm to 5.00pm
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