1. Costs – No Contractual or Advanced Fees

  • There are NO membership or subscription fees to access our online databases
  • You ONLY pay a pre-agreed price for reports purchased
  • We provide freshly investigated up to date reports on all companies and businesses in Kenya


2. Delivery Times

We provide freshly investigated business reports which are emailed via delivery options below:
1. Flash delivery : 3 Working Days
2. Express delivery : 5 Working Days
3. Normal delivery : 7-10 Working Days


3. What’s included in the report?

  • Ownership & Management
  • Financial Details
  • Default Information
  • Credit Scoring & Rating
  • Automatically delivered in English

4. Where is data sourced?

All information and data is sourced by our local experienced dedicated team which is updated on our databases constantly on a daily basis. We cover all 47 counties in Kenya including the capital Nairobi.

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Kenya Business Credit Report Services

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world.

Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence.

The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to:

  1. Assess local businesses trading activities.
  2. Update information immediately if there are any changes.
  3. Give accurate feedback based on the local economies.
  4. Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones.


Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Kenya:

Location of Kenya Business Credit Reporting office?

Nairobi, Kenya

Number of Kenya Business Credit Reporting staff?

20+ staff

How long have you been operating a Kenya business credit reporting service?

12 years

What type of business credit reports do you provide in Kenya:

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports

Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only

Bespoke investigated business credit reports – Yes

What are the business credit report delivery times in Kenya?

  1. Instant Online business credit report – No
  2. Flash business credit report – 4  Working Days
  3. Express business credit report – 5-7 Working Days
  4. Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days


How many company registries are there in Kenya for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?

State Law Office – Registrar General

National Construction Authority – Registered Contractors

“Search Registered Contractors |” www.nca.go.ke

Kenya Economy:

Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES, KSh)

GDP Ranking: 61st

Population: 47.5 million

Kenya’s economy is based on agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services.

Main Trading Partners of Kenya:

Export partners: Uganda 10.8%, Pakistan 10.6%, United States 8.1%, Netherlands 7.3%, United Kingdom 6.4%, Tanzania 4.8%, United Arab Emirates 4.4%

Import Partners: China 22.5%, India 9.9%, United Arab Emirates 8.7%, Saudi Arabia 5.1%, Japan 4.5%

Do business credit reports contain negative information:

Yes, the reports include negative information

Do you provide consumer credit reports in Kenya?

Available Upon Request

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Kenya No Win No Fee

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Kenya debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Kenya debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Kenya debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Kenya debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service.

Kenya Tracing No Find No Fee Tracing Service

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Kenya tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace.

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Kenya business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports.


Kenya Company Registry Search


Kenya Company Registry Name:

Kenya Registrar General

Kenya Company Registry Address:

Business Registration Service (BRS)
Sheria House, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 30031-00100, Harembee Av., Nairobi, Kenya

Date Company Registry Established in Kenya:

In present form since 2016

Website of Kenya Company Register:


Language(s) of Kenya Company Registry:

English language

Number of Company Registries in Kenya:

One central Registry based in Nairobi

Regulation for Kenya Company Register:

The Business Registration Service Act 2015


Related Associations in Kenya:

National Construction Authority – Registered Contractors

Can you search companies online for free in Kenya?


What information can I view for free at Kenya Company Registry:


  • Business Name Search and Reservation
  • Business Name Registration
  • Private Limited Company Registration
  • Public Limited Company Registration
  • Limited Liability Partnership Registration
  • Official Search
  • CR12 List

Do you need to register / sign up at the Kenya Company Registry?

Yes to order, obtain and download registered documents

Number of Registered Companies in Kenya:

There are in excess of 1,000,000


How to Register / Incorporate a company in Kenya?

You can register a company in Kenya through the Registry or use a company formation agent to represent you.

Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Kenya:

Name Search & Reservation      Kshs 150                      1 day

Registration of Business name   Kshs 850                       1-2 days

Limited Liability Partnership        Kshs 25000                   1 day

Private Limited Company           Kshs 10650                   3-5 days

Public Limited Company            Kshs 10650                   3-5 days

Unlimited Companies                 Kshs 20050                   3-5 days

Company Limited by guarantee  kshs 10000                    3 days

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Kenya:

Minimum share capital is Kshs. 100,000 (1,000 shares)

Types of Companies in Kenya:


  • Kenya Business Name or Sole Proprietorship
  • Kenya Private Limited by Shares
  • Kenya Branch – Foreign Company
  • Kenya Limited Liability Partnership
  • Kenya Limited by Guarantee


Kenya Company Documents Available:


  • Kenya Certificate of Formation
  • Kenya Annual Financial Statements
  • Kenya Certificate of Good Standing
  • Kenya Memorandum of Association


Other Kenya Company Registry Services:


  • Kenya Document Authentication Check

“We are pleased with the friendly and efficient service of Adrian Harding and staff at Creditreform in collecting outstanding overdue debts on our behalf. Some accounts, especially those located overseas have been difficult customers but we are pleased with the high rate of success. We also appreciate that they keep us informed and constantly updated on the progress of the collection”
Bryan de Beer, Phoenix Fragrances
“Within 48hrs of Creditreform being involved a resolution was agreed and within the week paid in full. The professionalism of the Creditreform team was second to none and I would and indeed do recommend them to colleagues in a similar difficult position This situation was the first time we have had to employ a company for debt recovery and it was good to feel that you have someone else ‘on your side’.”
Dean Lake, Lake Contracts
“We have been using Credit Reform for a number of years now and we have always been dealt with in a professional and friendly way. Over time, Creditreform have managed to achieve good results for us. Would definitely recommend.”
Anna Zhakrova, Catering Hygiene Specialists Ltd
“I have worked with Creditreform for many years and always received a first class service. Keep up the good work”
Russell Hardwick, MSC Industrial