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

Data Location


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.

Data Availability

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


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   HTML
Reviewer   Rebecca Sentance
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Oct 02 2015 09:32:08 GMT+0000 (UTC)