Nema Fees and Charges


Below are fees and charges by Nema:

The fifth schedule of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, 2003 as reviewed vide Gazette Notice No. 13211 of 2013 provides for EIA processing and monitoring fee of 0.1% of the total project cost to a minimum of KSh.10,000, graded fees for registration and licensing of EIA experts among other EIA processing fees.

The Authority notifies the public of the Government’s decision to reinstate the following fees with effect from 1st June 2022:

  1. Application for registration as Environmental Impact Assessment/Audit Expert

Expert Category                      Citizen (KSh)            Non-citizen (KSh)

  1. Lead Expert                           3,000                           9,000
  2. Associate Expert                   2,000                           6,000
  3. Firm of Experts                      5,000                           15,000
  4. Annual License to practice as Environmental Impact Assessment expert

Expert Category                           Citizen (KSh)            Non-citizen (KSh)

  1. Lead Expert 5,000                15,000
  2. Associate Expert                   3 ,000                      9,000
  3. Firm of Experts                     20,000                     60,000
  • Inspection of records/register: KSh. 200 per record/register.
  1. Environmental Impact Assessment License: 0.1% of the total cost of the project to a minimum of KSh.10, 000 with no upper capping.
  2. Surrender, transfer or variation of environmental impact assessment license KSh. 5,000
  3. Processing and monitoring of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) reports: Kshs. 1,000,000.

NOTE: All applications and payments shall be made online through the E-Citizen-NEMA licensing portal. Each EIA application shall be accompanied by a certified Bill of Quantities (BQs) indicating the proposed project cost.


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