To regulate the peaceful use of atomic energy through the promotion of a radiation safety culture for the protection of persons, society and the environment against the hazards of radiation.


To be an effective, efficient and sustainable regulatory authority for the peaceful and safe use of atomic energy.


In order to realize its mandate, KNRA adheres to the values of Professionalism, Openness and Transparency, Integrity, Customer Service, Excellence, and Teamwork.

Welcome to Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

KENRA is the Kenya National Government’s authority on radiation protection, nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear safeguards and non-ionzing radiation. KENRA hosts the EU CBRN Regional Secretariat for the Eastern and Central African Centres of Excellence (CoE) Initiative, comprising 12 member states.


Radiation service providers


Licence facility


Radiation workers


Regional Offices

Our Strategic Objectives

  1. To strengthen the Regulatory Framework for the effective control of radiation sources,
    radioactive waste management and nuclear technology.
  2. To protect persons, society and the environment from the hazards associated with the use of
    radiation and nuclear technology.
  3. To strengthen national capability for responding to a radiological or nuclear emergency.
  4. Strengthen national, regional and international partnerships in radiation safety and nuclear