Reseach Information Management System

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.

Category of Research EAC Countries Non Africa Rest of Africa
Student Attachment undergraduate or diploma KES 100 USD 150 KES 200
Research (Masters) KES 1,000 USD 350 KES 2,000
Research (PhD) KES 2,000 USD 400 KES 4,000
Individual Post Doctoral KES 5,000 USD 500 KES 10,000
Public Institutions KES 10,000 USD 1,000 KES 20,000
Private Institutions KES 20,000 USD 10,000 KES 40,000
Commercial/Market Research KES 20,000 USD 10,000 KES 40,000
Companies KES 20,000 USD 10,000 KES 40,000

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