Who We are

About EPZA

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.

What we Offer You

Pre–Facilitation Services:

  • We work with our clients to provide advice and information on processes and procedures of setting up their investments in the EPZ program
  • We work with our clients to obtain all the necessary documentation for registering their investment under the EPZ program
  • We issue our clients with the EPZ license.

Post – Facilitation Services

  • We liaise with all government agencies such as Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), to ensure our clients get the required services.
  • We promote our client’s investments both locally and internationally.
  • We lobby and advocate policies in an effort to enhance the ease of doing business in Kenya.

VISION

To Be the Leading, globally competitive Agency for the Promotion of Export Oriented Investments and Trade

MISSION

To Efficiently Attract and Retain Export Oriented Investments and Trade

Our Core values

  • Efficiency
  • Governance
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Efficiency

Efficiency

The EPZA board and employees believe organizational efficiency will enable it to provide timely, high quality solutions to its customers. EPZA will strive to make sure that all its employees are efficient in their work and efficient systems/tools are deployed to assist them in delivery of EPZA solutions.

Governance

Governance

EPZA embraces the principles of good corporate governance at all levels and in all decision making in the Authority. Accountability, transparency, good stewardship of resources, adherence to the law and proper exercise of delegated responsibility in the public interest are all valued

Innovation

Innovation

EPZA will continuously innovate its products and operations to adapt to its environment. Additionally, EPZA will continuously research on future trends that will impact its environment and accordingly innovate products and operations in time to take advantage of those trends.

Integrity

Integrity

EPZA board, management and staff will exercise integrity, honesty, fairness and moral probity in all their dealings amongst themselves and with the members of the various publics, and will seek to deter, prevent, expose and punish unethical practices; and Institutional Loyalty and Patriotism.

Teamwork

Teamwork

The EPZA board and employees will continue to work together as a team through cultivation of good working relations within EPZA and with its various stakeholders in order to achieve its mission and ultimately its vision.

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