Any individual or registered entity/organization wishing to operate a business within the Metropolis.
How to Apply
Purchase application form from the Revenue Office at the main office or download from the Assembly’s website.
Submit the completed application form to the Budget Officer at the Assembly’s office Room
Must have registered with the Registrar General’s Department and have been issued with Certificate of Incorporation/Certificate to commence Business
Registration and permit(s) from Government Agencies/Recognized Association(s) as may be applicable.
An inspection team made up of members from Budget Unit, Environmental Health Unit, and Works Department inspect the premises of the applicant within five (5) business days of submission of application.
The team makes appropriate recommendations to the Municipal Budget Analyst within two (2) business days from the day of their inspection.
Upon recommendation by the inspection team, permit is issued after five (5) working days of submission of application at an approved fee.
Business Operating Permit is valid for one (1) year and subject to renewal
Downloaded forms should be submitted with the appropriate payment receipt/slip
Fees charge depends on the Business type, size, and location. Fees are subject to change and regulated by fee Fixing Resolution adopted by the General Assembly annually.
The process for acquiring a license/permit for some categories of businesses may differ from what has been provided above.
The Nzema East Municipal Assembly, with Axim as its capital, is one of the Fourteen (14) administrative authorities in the Western Region. The Nzema East Municipal Assembly was established by L I 1917 on 25th January 2008.