Kenya

Records last updated: 21 September 2022

Contact person: Karabo Rajuili

Committed to one or more

  • Central register(s)
  • Public register(s)

Implemented one or more

  • Central register(s):
    Business Registration Service
  • Public register(s):
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Commitment details

  • Kenya has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group.
  • At the 2016 UK Anti-Corruption Summit, Kenya made a commitment to beneficial ownership disclosure. [12 May 2016] link to commitment
  • Kenya has legally committed to publishing beneficial ownership data for entities awarded public procurement tenders via the passage of the Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. [24 January 2022] link to commitment
  • Kenya included a commitment to create a public beneficial ownership register and publish data in line with the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard as part of its 2020-2022 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan [01 March 2021] link to commitment
  • Kenya included a commitment to create a public register of beneficial ownership information in its 2018-2020 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan [10 December 2018] link to commitment

Implementation details

Business Registration Service

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Name
Business Registration Service
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
No
Scope
Full-economy
Register launched
2020
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
10%