Welcome to KEPHIS Embu Regional Office

Embu regional office was established in 2006 to take KEPHIS services closer to clients in Mt Kenya region who were initially served either from KEPHIs Nairobi or Nakuru offices. Initially the office leased space in Faith House building next to provincial Headquarters in Embu town. In 2012, KEPHIS acquired a 5 acre piece of land at Muthatari, about 5km away from Embu town along the Embu Kitui road.

Embu regional office has satellite offices in Nyeri, Timau, Moyale PIU and Isiolo Airport office: 

  • Timau office is based in Meru county and was established in 2011 to offer phytosanitary services to exporters in Timau and Nanyuki areas.
  • Nyeri office was established in 2017 to serve clients in Nyeri, Muranga and Laikipia Counties.
  • Moyale border office was established in 2008 to provide inspection services on imported and exported plant materials along the Kenyan-Ethiopian border.
  • Isiolo Airport office was established with the operationalization of Isiolo Airport in 2018. The office is meant to offer inspection services on plant materials at the airport.

KEPHIS Embu office serves the following counties in Mt Kenya and Northern Kenya regions:

Embu, Kirinyaga, Nyeri, Laikipia (East &North subcounties), Tharaka Nithi, Meru, Isiolo, Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera and Garissa counties.
Embu office offers the following services to the public:
  1. Farm inspection and audits for fresh produce farms, flower farms and propagators
  2. Import and export inspection of plant materials at the points of entry/exit
  3. Seed certification services
  4. Licensing of seed sellers
  5. Inspection and certification of fruit tree nurseries
  6. Plant variety protection services (NPT & DUS)
  7. Training stakeholders (farmers, students, producers)
  8. Advisory services

Naivasha Regional Office
P.O. Box 2129 Embu
PH: 254-068-31593 | 020-3597208
Fax: 254-068-31592
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