Pest Control License In Kenya

Pest control refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, usually because it is perceived to be detrimental to a person’s health, the ecology or the economy or Pest control is the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, a member of the animal kingdom that impacts adversely on human activities. The human response depends on the importance of the damage done and will range from tolerance, through deterrence and management, to attempts to completely eradicate the pest. Pest control measures may be performed as part of an integrated pest management strategy.


  • Registering with Pest Control Products Board is a simple process and most companies find it beneficial not to engage a local agent to take care of the bureaucratic procedures and any communication issues.
  • Fill up the application form from the Pest Control Product Board Office.
  • Submit form along with all the required documents.
  • Once your application is approved you will received a Certificate evidencing registration with the pest control product board.
  • An applicant for a manufacturer outside Kenya must file evidence of Power of Attorney from the manufacture which authorizes him to speak for his principal on all matters relating to the latters specialties. The original Power of Attorney is to be notarized in the country of origin by a Notary Public and submitted to PCPB Or Contract Manufacturing Agreement (where applicable). This should be notarized in the country of origin by a Notary Public and submitted to Pest control product Board and The Registrar of Pharmacy and Poisons Board (RPPB).
  • PCPB has accredited several institutions to carry out Efficacy, Toxicological, Physical and Chemical Studies of Pest Control can visit this link for various institution accredited to carry out efficacy and Toxicological on behalf of PCPB:

Required Documents

  1. Proof of ISO quality system certification (for sterile products)
  2. Certificate of Free Sale.
  3. Description and intended use of your Pesticide or insecticide.
  4. Declaration of Conformity certificate
  5. Clinical data, test reports, and other data to support the safety and efficacy of the device, as required by the laws in Kenya.

Office Locations & Contacts

Pest Control Products Board

Chief Executive / Secretary


P.O.Box 13794 – 00800

Nairobi, Kenya.

Waiyaki Way -Loresho


E-mail: OR info

Telephone: +254-020-8021846/7/8

Fax: +254-020-8021865

The Registrar of Pharmacy and Poisons Board

P.O. Box 27663 00506 Nairobi,

Lenana Road Opp. DODTelephone

+254 702 475 824 (6am-10pm) Online Licensing

+254 702 475 845 (8am-5pm) Online Licensing

+254 702 475 837 (8am-5pm) Online Licensing

+254 702 475 842 (8am-5pm) Online Licensing

+254 702 475 801 (8am-5pm) Online LicensingEmail

General Enquiries:

Pharmacy Questions:

Report a Medicine Problem:

About this website:

It is not a legal requirement to have a pest control contract BUT it is a legal requirement that you manage pest control. Even with the help of an external contract, a pest controller cannot do their job without there being ‘in-house controls’.

What are the methods of pest control?

There are 4 major methods of pest control in agriculture; these control methods are classified with respect to the size of the pest.
They are:

  • Physical methods of pest control.
  • Chemical methods of pest control.
  • Cultural methods of pest control.
  • Biological methods of pest control.