GUIDELINES FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH PERMIT



1: REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must apply online through the NACOSTI website or oris.nacosti.go.ke and must upload the following.

  1. Passport size photo
  2. Scanned ID/Passport
  3. Affiliation letter from relevant local institution for foreigners
  4. Research proposal
  5. Introductory letter for students
  6. Certificate of ethical clearance of the research (where applicable)List of Accredited IERC Institutions
  7. Evidence of payment as the last page of the uploaded proposal

2: CONDITIONS

  1. The Licence is valid for the proposed research, site and specified period.
  2. Both the Licence and any rights thereunder are non-transferable.
  3. NACOSTI may monitor and evaluate the research .
  4. The Licensee shall report to relevant government offices in the area of research before commencement
  5. Excavation, filming and collection of specimens are subject to further permissions from relevant government agencies.
  6. The Licence does not give authority to transfer research materials.
  7. The Licensee shall submit one hard copy and upload a soft copy of their final report within one year of completion of the research.
  8. NACOSTI reserves the right to modify the conditions of the Licence including its cancellation without prior notice.



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3: BANK DETAILS

Kenya Shillings Account

Bank: Kenya Commercial Bank
Branch: Kipande House
Account Name: National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
Account Number: 1104162547
Swift Code: KCBLKENX
Transaction Description: Research Licence Fee

US Dollar Account

Bank: NIC Bank
Branch: City Centre
Account Name: National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
Account Number: 1001467375
Swift Code: NINCKENA
Transaction Description: Research Licence Fee



NOTE:Duration of the Research Licence

One year