Enterprise Road Map
Below is a description of the appraisal process of SEZ Enterprise Licensing.
STEP 1- Investment Enquiry. Determine SEZ activity.
STEP 2 - SEZ Investment Project Proposal Form. Investor is issued with Investment Project Proposal Form to fill in order for the Authority to provide advice where necessary.
- Formal Application.
is issued with the SEZA Enterprise
License Application Form to fill. Investor is expected to attach documents
as per the SEZA Enterprise License Application Form.
NOTE - To enable appraisal/review of application, payment of Application Fee – US$ 150 is required.
STEP 4 - Appraisal/Review of Application is undertaken.
STEP 5- Approval in Principle. Once Application satisfies requirements, an Approval Letter and a letter of No Objection is written to the Business Registration Service (BRS) to enable investor to register/incorporate an SEZ company in Kenya.
STEP 6- Incorporation of New SEZ entity. Incorporation of the New SEZ Entity is carried out by the Business Registration Service (BRS)/ Registrar of Companies.
STEP 7- Issuance SEZ Enterprise License. An SEZ Enterprise License is issued to the newly Incorporated SEZ Company after payment of Annual License fee at US$ 1,000 and fulfilling the following requirements:
a) Investment Agreement and the Land Lease Agreement from the SEZ Developer/Operator;
b) NEMA license;
c) Fulfilling any other registration conditions given at this stage relating to business activity i.e. Pharmacy and Poisons Board etc.
STEP 8- Apply online for Company PIN. Required documents as per:https://www.kra.go.ke/business/societies/paying-taxes/societies-pin-registration