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Obtain Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Audit (EA) Expert by Kenyans247(m): Sat Feb 2020 12:28pm
Procedure
Apply and attach all required documents as per checklist issued by NEMA
Provide information required
Payment of prescribed fees
In addition, you can apply online though NEMA Licensing Portal

Required Documents
Application Form in duplicate
Photocopies of academic certificates
Photocopies of payment receipts


Office Locations & Contacts
National Environment Management Authority,
Popo Road, South C, off Mombasa Road

P.O. Box 67839-00200,

Nairobi.

Fax: (+254)-020-6008997

Tel: 020-2101370, 020-2183718, 020-2307281, 020-2103696

Mobile: 0724 253398, 0735 013046

Incident line: 0786-101100, 0704 846019

Email: dgnema@nema.go.ke

Website: http://www.nema.go.ke

Map Location http://www.nema.go.ke/images/map.bmp

NEMA Fields Offices http://www.nema.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=171&Itemid=113

Eligibility
Local and Foreign environmental impact assessment individual and firm of experts wishing to undertake environmental impact assessment activities in Kenya.



Fees
Lead expert: - Citizen -Kshs. 5000/=, Non-Citizen Kshs. 15,000/=

Associate expert: - Citizen - Kshs. 3,000/=, Non-Citizen Kshs. 9,000/=

Firm of experts: - Citizen - Kshs. 20,000/=, Non-Citizen Kshs. 60,000/=



Validity
One Year



Documents to Use
Application for License to Practice as an Environmental Impact Assessment/Audit Expert

Processing Time
Maximum Processing Time: 14 days


Instructions
After registration, all experts should apply for a practicing license which should be renewed annually.

Requirements for renewal of license are payment receipts for the prescribed fees, a copy of the license of the previous year or a copy of the certificate of registration.



Required Information
Name of proponent (Individual or Firm)
Nationality
PIN No
Firm (Local / Foreign)
Business registration No(where applicable)
Contact Address
Applicants academic / professional qualifications
List of professionals and their academic/professional qualifications and their nationalities (where applicable)
Experience in Environmental Impact Assessment related activities
Application for license to practice as Lead Expert or Associate Expert
Previous registration No. and date of registration (if applicable)
Declaration by Applicant

Need for the Document
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Audit (EA) Experts License is issued by the National Environment Management Authority in order to control the quality of Environmental Impact Assessment /EA reporting by ensuring ethical and professional conduct in Kenya.



Information which might help
Local and Foreign environmental impact assessment individual and firm of experts wishing to undertake environmental impact assessment activities in Kenya are required to register as Experts with the National Environment Management Authority on payment of the registration fees. The following shall be the criteria of experts qualification;

Associate Experts
An Associate expert must have attained the following qualifications;

A bachelors degree in any field
Training in Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit from a recognized institution.
NB: A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must accompany other documents during application for registration.

Lead Expert
A Lead expert must have attained the following qualifications;

A Doctorate degree or equivalent in any field plus training in Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit from a recognized institution, with 3 years experience in environmental Impact Assessment related activities.
A Doctorate, Masters or Bachelors plus 5 years experience in Environmental Impact Assessment related research consultancy or teaching and at least two relevant publications in referred journals. or
A masters degree in any field plus training in Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit from a recognized institution, with 5 years experience in environmental impact assessment related activities. or
A Bachelors degree or an equivalent in any field plus training in environmental impact assessment from recognized institution, with 8 years experience in environmental impact assessment related activities.
NB: Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must accompany other documents during application for registration.

Firm of Experts
A Firm of Experts must meet the following conditions;

A Firm profile indicating capacity to undertake Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit.
At least two Registered and Practicing EIA/EA Experts. One of the Experts must be a Lead Expert.
Certificates of registration and Practicing Licence for the Individual Experts.
Certificate of Registration /Incorporation

External Links
Annual license to practice as an Environmental Impact Assessment/Environmental Assessment expert http://www.businesslicense.or.ke/index.php/license/details/id/15

Expert Qualification Criteria http://www.nema.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=180

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) http://www.nema.go.ke/

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Customer Service Charter http://www.nema.go.ke/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&id=19&Itemid=325

Environmental Management and Co-Ordination (CAP. 387) http://www.kenyalaw.org:8181/exist/kenyalex/actview.xql?actid=CAP.%20387

The Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, 2003 http://www.nema.go.ke/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=86:revised-eia-regulations&id=5:regulations&Itemid=321

Others
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), is mandated by the Environment Management and Co-ordination Act (EMCA) 1999, to exercise general supervision and co-ordination over all matters relating to the environment. It is further mandated to be the principal instrument of government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

The Authority serves various stakeholders and clients;

Private Sector (Investors, Developers, Industry etc),
Government Ministries and departments (Lead Agencies)
Environment Management & Coordination Act Institutions (Public Complaints Committee, National Environment Tribunal, National Environment Council, National Environment Trust Fund)
Provincial and County Environment Committees (PECs & CECs)
Parliamentary Committee on Lands and Natural resources
Office of the Government Spokesman
Mass Media
Civil Society Organizations (Non-Governmental Organizations and Community Based Organizations)
Development Partners/ Donors.
General Public

Source https://www.wikiprocedure.com/index.php?title=Kenya_-_Obtain_Environmental_Impact_Assessment_(EIA)_and_Environmental_Audit_(EA)_Experts_License

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