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Licensed Commercial Banks in Kenya

According to the Central Bank of Kenya, CBK, website, there are about 42 registered and licensed commercial banks in Kenya. Out of this number, 2 banks have been put under receivership by the regulatory authority.

These are, Chase Bank (K) Limited and Imperial Bank Limited.

The list published by the CBK also indicates that there is 1 licensed mortgage finance institution and 7 authorized non-operating bank holding companies.

Licensed Commercial Banks in Kenya

Name of BankNumber of BranchesYear Licensed
African Banking Corporation Limited111994
Bank of Africa Kenya Limited422004
Bank of Baroda (K) Limited131953
Bank of India71953
Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited1081916
Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited272008
Charterhouse Bank Limited101998
Citibank N.A Kenya31974
Commercial Bank of Africa Limited361967
Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited171989
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited1421968
Credit Bank Limited151994
Development Bank of Kenya Limited31996
Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited591994
Ecobank Kenya Limited312008
Spire Bank Ltd1395
Equity Bank Kenya Limited1672004
Family Bank Limited882007
Fidelity Commercial Bank Limited151996
First Community Bank Limited182008
Guaranty Trust Bank (K) Ltd161995
Giro Commercial Bank Limited81992
Guardian Bank Limited101995
Gulf African Bank Limited172007
Habib Bank A.G Zurich61978
Habib Bank Limited61956
I & M Bank Limited341996
Jamii Bora Bank Limited272010
KCB Bank Kenya Limited1991896
Middle East Bank (K) Limited51980
National Bank of Kenya Limited811968
NIC Bank Limited311995
M-Oriental Bank Limited91991
Paramount Bank Limited71995
Prime Bank Limited201992
Sidian Bank Limited371999
Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited381910
Trans-National Bank Limited211985
UBA Kenya Bank Limited42009
Victoria Commercial Bank Limited41996
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Licensed Mortgage Finance Institutions

HFC Limited

Postal Address: P. O. Box 30088 -00100 Nairobi

Telephone: +254-20- 3262000, 317474, 2221101, 0722201174, 0722201175, 0733617682/3

Website: www.housing.co.ke
Physical Address: Rehani House, 2nd Floor, Kenyatta Avenue / Koinange Street Junction, Nairobi.

Date Licenced: 7th May 1965, Branches: 18

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Authorized Non-Operating Bank Holding Companies

Bakki Holdco Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: Sidian Bank Ltd

Postal Address: P.O.Box 10518 -00100, Nairobi

Telephone: 0709902000

Physical Address: 5th Floor, International Life House, Mama Ngina, Street, Nairobi

Stanbic Holdings PLC

Licenced Subsidiary: CfC Stanbic Bank Ltd

Postal Address: P.O Box 72833-00200, Nairobi

Telephone: + 254 20 3638000

Physical Address: CfC Stanbic Centre 1st Floor, Chiromo Road, Westlands, Nairobi

Equity Group Holdings Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: Equity Bank Kenya Ltd

Postal Address: P.O.Box 75104 – 00200, Nairobi

Telephone: +254 763 3026000

Contact Centre: +254 763 063 000

Physical Address: Equity Centre, 9th Floor, Hospital Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi

HF Group Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: HFC Ltd

Postal Address: PO Box 30088 – 00100, Nairobi

Telephone: +254(20)-3262000, 0722715256, 0722708660, 0722201175, 0733617682

Physical Address: Rehani House, Kenyatta Avenue/ Koinange Street Junction, Nairobi.

I & M Holdings Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: I & M Bank Kenya Ltd

Postal Address: P.O. BOX 30238-00100, Nairobi

Telephone: +254 20 322 1000, +254 719 088 000, +254 732 100 000, +254 753 221 000

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Physical Address: I&M Bank House, 2nd Ngong Avenue, Nairobi.

KCB Group Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: KCB Bank Kenya Ltd

Postal Address: P.O.Box 48400 – 00100, Nairobi

Telephone: +254 20 3270000 / 2851000 /2852000 / +254 711012 000 / 734 108200

Sms: 22522

Physical Address: Kencom House, Nairobi.

M Holdings Limited

Licenced Subsidiary: M Oriental Bank Ltd

Postal Address: P O Box 73248-00200 |Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone: +254 20 2149923

Physical address: Jadala Place, 3rd Floor, Ngong Lane, Ngong Road, Nairobi

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