Leadership Program for Securities Regulators


Information for Participants

Draft Guidelines

Guidelines that are at various stages of developement including drafting, public exposure and awaiting gazettement

Licensing Checklists

The checklists contained in this website reflect a summary of application requirements for various categories of applications that can be made with the Authority for approval to operate as a market intermediary, approved institution or issuer of securities within the Kenyan capital market.

It is important to note that:

1)The checklists are derived from the statutory requirements as set out in the relevant Regulations issued under the Capital Markets Act and are intended only as a simplified guide. Applicants are advised to read and understand the statutory requirements detailed in the relevant Regulations. The Regulations are the only conclusive statement on application requirements and can be accessed in the Regulations section of this website.


2)The Authority reserves the right to request for any additional information that may be deemed necessary during the course of review of an application.

Statistical Bulletin

A quarterly publication of the Capital Markets Authority


A Quarterly Publication of the Capital Markets Authority

Complaints Form

Investors who are unable to use our online helpdesk system to lodge complaints have the option to fill the form below and send it to the following address


The Chief Executive,

Capital Markets Authority

P.O. Box 74800, 00200

Embankment Plaza, 3rd Floor

Longonot Rd, Upperhill


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