Individual - Residence

Last reviewed - 03 August 2020

A person is considered to be tax resident in Kenya if they:

  • have a permanent home in Kenya and were present in Kenya for any period in a particular year of income under consideration, or
  • do not have a permanent home in Kenya but were:
    • present in Kenya for 183 days or more in that year of income, or
    • present in Kenya in that year of income and in each of the two preceding years of income for periods averaging more than 122 days in each year of income.