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HISTORY

The Ministry is headquartered at Ardhi House in community where all National Lands matters and other concerns are managed. The Ministry has digitized over 3 million land records and also maintains a library full of the filed paper records for reference. We have records dating back to 1900, over 100 years old records are securely stored in both digital and paper records. We provide the online portal for land owners and buyers to carryout transactions such as search, transfer of ownership etc.

1

1903

Survey of Kenya is established under the colonial government

2

1970s

Land registries across the Country are established

3

2000

District Land registries are formed

4

2010

New Constitution introduces community land management policy

5

2013

Ministry of Lands is merged with Housing and Urban Development

6

2018

Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning is retained