NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT EXPERTS (EAE) SECTION CRITERIA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EXPERTS
Local and Foreign environmental impact assessment individual and firm of experts wishing to undertake environmental impact assessment activities in Kenya shall register as Experts with the National Environment Management Authority on payment of the registration fees. The following shall be the criteria of experts qualification;
PUBLIC NOTICE_Resumption of Experts Registration_September 1, 2023
A. 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.
B. 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 master’s degree in any 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 Bachelor’s 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.
C. 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
Application for Renewal of Practicing Licence
After registration all Experts shall apply for practicing Licence which should be renewed annually. Requirements for renewal of Licence Payment receipts for the prescribed fees. A copy of licence of the previous year or a copy of the certificate of registration.
NB: ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE DONE ONLINE THROUGH NEMA WEBSITE – LICENSING PORTAL..