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Apply In Person

  1. To obtain aSlaughter man license, applicants are required to submit their request to the City-County DirectorateVeterinary Services (DVS) Office. of Agriculture Livestock Fisheries and Cooperatives
  2. Applicants should express their interest to the DVS officer verbally and submit the supporting documentation for verification.
  3. An interview is done to assess the competence of the applicant and his/her ability to slaughter and protect the skin.
  4. Upon satisfying that the applicant has the appropriate personal protective gear, owns a special knife for flaying, and has knife skills, the DVS officer shall then instruct the applicant to make a payment of Ksh 350.00 for the slaughterman license before being issued.
  5. Renewals of the slaughterman licenses are done at the slaughterhouses during pre-licensing and licensing campaigns by theCity-County DirectorateVeterinary Services (DVS) Office.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Food handler’s health certificate
  • Passport size photo

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)
(Ministry of Agriculture Livestock Fisheries and Cooperatives)
Private Bag 00625, Kangemi
Telephone: +254 202 718 870
Email: [email protected]
of Agriculture Livestock Fisheries and Cooperatives


  • Citizens of 18 years and above are eligible to make the application.


  • Ksh 300.00 for issuance of the license is charged.


  • Renewals of the slaughter-man licenses are done at the slaughterhouses during pre-licensing and licensing campaigns by theCity-County DirectorateVeterinary Services (DVS) Office.

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The time frame for processing the application is within a day.

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Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of the applicant
  • Contact Details
  • Identity card details
  • Knowledge of how to hold a knife
  • Declaration by the applicant

Need for the Document[edit]

  • A person who slaughters animals for human consumption must be in possession of a slaughter man licence.

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