To provide effective regulatory control in the utilisation of radiation and nuclear technology for social economic development


Safe and Secure and Peaceful utilisation of  Nuclear Technology

Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Consistency
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation

Welcome to Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority is a body corporate on radiation protection, nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear safeguards and non-ionizing radiation. KNRA hosts the EU-CBRN Regional Secretariat for the Eastern and Central African Centres of Excellence (CoE) Initiative, comprising 12 member states.

Our Tweets

Our DG @chumba_james had a productive engagement with officials of the Dairy Research Institute @kalromkulima ,Naivasha. Mr Keter met Institute Director Samuel Mbuku & praised Kalro’s work,saying agricultural & livestock research is critical to the transformation of livelihoods


KNRA officials and a legal team finalising draft regulations in Naivasha started today’s session with a relook at the Nuclear Regulatory Act 2019. They revisited a glossary defining terms like medical physicist, radiological equipment, source, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation


Our Partnerships and Public Awareness director Edward Mayaka is in China for a conference on enhancing the operational safety of nuclear power plants. The forum, organised by the @iaeaorg seeks to foster information exchange on leadership and safety culture.


A multi-agency team joined KNRA officials at the start of Week 2 of a retreat in Naivasha convened to fine-tune draft regulations under the Nuclear Regulatory Act ,2019. Technical and legal teams from Afya House, AG’s office and Parliament took part in the deliberations today.


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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


Radiation Protection service providers


Licence facility


Radiation workers


Regional Offices