Kenya’s 2019 Cost of Running Business for Visitors
By Virginia Mwangi / December 26, 2018
As the World prepares to mark an end to the 2018 and usher in 2019, Kenya definitely looks forward to making more money to enable it to repay its loans and sustain itself.
2018 has witnessed Kenyans pain of coughing their pockets dry and given its huge appetite of taking up loans 2019 is not about to be any easier.
For foreigners who will be visiting Kenya with the hopes of making money and amass wealth the permits one will need to pay are as follows
- Prospecting and mining will pay 250,000 shillings per year to get a permit
- Agriculture and husbandry 100,000 shillings
- Proscribed profession 100,000 shillings
- Employment 200,000 shillings
- Specific manufacturing 100,000 shillings
- Specific trade, business or consultancy 100,000 shillings
- Approved religious and charitable activities 5,000 shillings
- Ordinary residents 100,000 shillings
- Those seeking permanent residence but lost citizenship will need to pay 15, 000 shillings, others 500,000 shillings and spouses of Kenyans 50, 000 shillings
- Students’, as well as dependents’ pass, will now cost 5,000 shillings.
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