The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) is a State Corporation, under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives established in 1990, by the EPZ Act CAP 517, Laws of Kenya. EPZA’s mandate is to promote and facilitate export oriented investments and to develop an enabling environment for such investments.
EPZA under the EPZ program offer a range of attractive fiscal, physical and procedural incentives to ensure low cost operations, fast set up and smooth operations for export oriented businesses.
EPZ developer/operator licence for those engaged in developing infrastructure and buildings for new zones to be occupied by EPZ enterprisesEPZ enterprises licences for companies directly involved in export-oriented business activities. These include manufacturing or processing commercial activities (breaking bulk, repackaging, re-labelling and trading) export-oriented services (including brokerage, information, consultancy and repair services).
EPZ Business Service Permit for service activities conducted within an EPZ by firms located in the zone, but not requiring or eligible for an EPZ enterprise licence.
Promoting and facilitating export oriented investments.
Developing an enabling environment for investment in the export sector.
Addressing infrastructural and institutional constraints for efficient export-led production.