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Company Register 0% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Unsure
  •   Is the data machine readable? Unsure (HTML)
  •   Available in bulk? Unsure
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Unsure
  •   Publicly available? Unsure
  •   Is data in digital form? Unsure
  •   Is the data available online? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Unsure


Data on companies is not available online from Government sources it is available upon request at the respective government office. There is a fee for the 'search' to de done and it is not clear in what format the requesting person receives the data. I am also not sure if the data at the offices is fully digital though this could be possible and unfortunately I cannot verify in good time. [According to Ahmed - No changes from 2013]

Data on company registry is available from other non-governmental sources such as the Credit Risk Monitor (

Reviewer comments

I have changed the data's existence to "uncertain" based on submitter's comments. I also removed the portion about the Kenya Ports Authority as I could not find this data anywhere online.



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • anonymous