Applications Service Providers


Head Office

Tel: +254-020-4242000/4349111
Physical Address: Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) Waiyaki Way
Postal Address: P.0. Box 14448 - 0080 WestLands Nairobi Kenya
City: Nairobi City County
Email Address:
Operating Hours: 8.00 am-1.00 pm / 2.00 pm to 5.00pm
  • Agency: Communication Commission of Kenya
  • Purpose: Providing application services
  • Application Fee: Kshs 10,000/=
  • License Fee: Initial License fee Kshs 100,000/=.Annual fees 100,000/= or 0.5% of annual turnover whichever is higher
  • Maximum Processing Time: 135 days
  • Statutes:
  • Gazetted On: 1999-04-26
  • Related Websites:
  • Validity: 15 years
  • Enactment: 1999-04-26
  • Contact Office: Director/Licensing, Compliance and Standards (LCS)
  • Resolution Criteria: 20% total shares allotted to Kenyans at least by 3rd year of operation
Requirements for obtaining license
  • Application should be completed in english and the following attached:-
  • (1) A covering letter to the Director/Licensing, compliance and standard on the applicant's letterhead
  • If applicant is registered under the companies Act(cap 486)
  • (1) An original letter from from the Registrar of companies listing the directors and shareholders of the company and details of their shareholding-Original Form CR/2
  • (2) Attach original CR/12 for other companies which are shareholder of the Applicant untill all shares are attributed to individuals
  • Clear photo copies of the following documents of the applicant:
  • (1) Certificate of Incorporation
  • (2) Business Name or Registration certificate
  • (3) Certificate of Capital Market Authority (CMA), if the company is listed in a stock exchage in Kenya
  • (4) For any foreign company which is a shareholder of the applicant attach:- (a) Certificate of Incorporation and share certificate (b) Kenya National Identity Cards (ID) OR kenya /Freign passports for all Directors and Shareholders of the Applicant:
  • (1) Both sides of ID should be copied onto the same side of an A4 size paper, and passport copies should include pages showing the nationality, date of issue and expiry, name and photograph of holder.
  • The following document from Kenya Revenue Authority:
  • (1) Personal Identification Number (PIN) card
  • (2) Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration Certificate.
  • (3) Valid Tax Compliance Certificate.
Downloadable Application Forms