Licensing requirements

The LPG Regulations 2019 have been designed to deliver a robust legal and regulatory framework that creates confidence for both LPG investors and LPG consumers.

To this end, supply chain licensing has been structured to create effective and sufficient infrastructure that enables the timely importing and storage of the necessary quantities of LPG and an adequate quantity of safe LPG cylinders made accessible to consumers through a well-developed and documented distributor network.

The criteria created for licensing has, furthermore, been designed to address all previous loopholes and omissions that impeded a conducive business environment and guaranteed consumer safety, supported by enhanced penalties to secure those aims.

Participation in the LPG supply chain without a valid license will incur a penalty of Sh5m and three years’ imprisonment.


Licensing requirements

REQUIREMENTS- Transport of LPG in Bulk
  • Scanned original copy of CR 12 from registrar of companies (not older than three months) for Limited Companies;
  • Scanned original copy of valid tax compliance certificate from KRA;
  • A valid certificate of calibration for the LPG tank mounted on each vehicle
  • Fire certificate from the Chief Fire Officer
  • A Valid report on examination for LPG tank mounted on each vehicle
  • A valid Motor Vehicle Inspection Certificate for each prime mover and trailer
  • Log books for each prime mover and trailer
  • Valid Medical Surveillance certificate for Drivers from Designated Health Practitioners as per Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 9. A valid driving licence for each driver.