Who We Are

We are your investment and trade partner.

About Us

The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Investments, Trade & Industry (MITI), established in 1990 by the EPZ Act CAP 517, Laws of Kenya.

The Mandate of the EPZA includes:

  • Development of all aspects of the Export Processing Zones (EPZ) with particular emphasis on the provision of advice on the removal of impediments to, and creation of incentives for, export-oriented production in areas designated as export processing zones;
  • Regulation and administration of approved activities within the export processing zones;
  • Protection of government revenues and foreign currency earnings.

What We Offer

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We provide information and advice on aspects pertaining to EPZ program.

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We assist in acquiring all documentation required for operation as an EPZ company.

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We issue EPZ licenses.

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We are the liaisons between EPZ companies and other government agencies.

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We promote our clients’ investments, both locally and internationally.

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We lobby and advocate policies in the effort to enhance the ease of doing business in Kenya.


To Be the Leading Agency for the Promotion and Facilitation of Export Oriented Investments in Africa.

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To Effectively and Efficiently Attract and Retain Export Oriented Investments for the achievement of National Objectives.

Our Core Values

Customer Focus


Good Governance



Environmental Sustainability

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