Kenya Business Licensing Portal


Access to genetic resources

  • Agency: National Environment Management Authority
  • Purpose: To regulate the utilization of biological resources for the purposes of their sustainability & fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from them
  • Application Fee: (i) Individual = Kshs. 20,000/= (ii) Corporate=Kshs 50,000/=
  • License Fee: (i) Individual applicant=Ksh.10,000/= (ii) Corporate applicant=Ksh.25,000/= (iii)Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.1,000/= (kenyans)( iv) Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.1,000/= (Kenyans) (iv)Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.5,000/= (Non-Kenyans) "
  • Maximum Processing Time: Sixty (60) days
  • Statutes:
  • Gazetted On: 2006-12-01
  • Related Websites:
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Enactment: 2006-12-01
  • Contact Office: Head, Biodiversity Section, National Environmental Management Authority
  • Resolution Criteria: (i) Consent form resource providing community conservation status of the biological resource (ii) Agreed benefits from the resource for the community
  • License Type: License/Permit