Public Employment Services

Kenyans seeking for local and foreign employment can benefit from services provided by the National Employment Authority(NEA) and County Employment Bureaus. Services offered at the County Employment Bureaus: Under local employment, the following services are offered by County Employment bureaus spread country wide:
  • Registration and placement of jobseekers into jobs
  • Vacancy registration
  • Vocational and career guidance and employment counseling
  • Advisory services on employment matters

Services Offered at NEA:

Employment services offered at National Employment Bureau headquarters in Nairobi include:
  • Regulation of recruitment agencies
  • Receiving and processing applications for registration of employment agencies
  • Registration/accreditation of employment recruitment agencies
  • Issuance of licenses to recruitment agencies
  • Advisory services on employment matters
  • Advisory services on how to start employment recruitment business
  • Advisory services on legal issues concerning both local and foreign employment.
  • Public Employment Bureaus and their Physical Location

    Job seekers, employment agencies and other interested parties can seek for the employment services in any of the following Bureaus spread across the country:
    # Name of County Public Employment Service Office Location of Office
    1 Nairobi National Employment Bureau Offices Ministry Headquarters Nairobi NSSSF Building, Block ‘B’ 15th floor
    2 Nairobi Industrial Area Employment Office Safety House Commercial Street 2nd floor
    3 Nairobi Embakasi Employment Office Employment Office Block Next to Deputy County Commissioner’s Offices
    4 Nairobi Kasarani Employment Office Employment Office Block Kasarani-Mwiki Road Near Deputy County Commissioner’s Offices
    5 Mombasa Mombasa Employment Office NSSF Building, 2nd floor Nkurumah Road
    6 Taita Taveta Voi Employment Office Old Police Line Next to Public Health and Education Offices
    7 Kilifi Malindi Employment Office Alnoor Plaza, 3rd floor Next to Total Service Station
    8 Machakos Machakos Employment Office County Commissioner’s Compound Machakos Town
    9 Kisumu County Commissioner’s Compound Machakos Town Labour Office Block Opposite Central Police Station
    10 Nakuru Nakuru Employment Office Labour Office Block, Moi Road, Near to former Provincial Commissioner’s offices
    11 Uasin Gishu Eldoret Employment Office County Commissioner’s Offices, 1st floor Eldoret Town.
    12 Baringo Kabarnet Employment Office Labour Office Block, Next to County Commissioner’s Offices Governor’s Road
    13 Kitale Kitale Employment Office Labour Office Building Kitale-Cherengani Road Next to St. Antony Boys High School.
    14 Kericho Kericho Employment Office County Commissioner’s Compound, Kericho-Nakuru Road
    15 Nandi Kapsabet Employment Office County Commissioner’s Building’ Kapsabet-Kakamega Road
    16 Isiolo Isiolo Employment Office Gender and Social Development Offices, Next to Green Point
    17 Embu Embu Employment Office Labour Office Building Next to Telkom House Embu Town
    18 Meru Meru Employment Office KNUT House, 3rd floor, Opposite Barclays Bank Kirukuri Road Meru Town
    19 Laikipia Nanyuki Employment Office Labour Office Block Near Governor’s Offices
    20 Nyeri Nyeri Employment Office County Commissioner’s Building, Block ‘’B’’, Ground foor
    21 Murang'a Muranga Employment Office Governor’s Compound Muranga Town
    22 Kirinyaga Kirinyaga Employment Office County Commissioner’s Compound Old Building
    23 Kiambu Thika Employment Office Employment Office Building Near Deputy County Commissioner’s Offices Thika Town
    24 Garissa Garissa Employment Offic County Commissioner’s Complex, Next to Children’s Offices
    25 Kisii Kisii Employment Office Labour Office Block County Commissioner’s Compound
    26 Migori Migori Employment Office Labour Office Block, Next to County Commissioner’s Offices Ombo Street
    27 Homa Bay Homa Bay Employment Office Labour Office Block Near County Commissioner’s Offices
    28 Siaya Siaya Employment Office Employment Office Block’ County Commissioner’s Compound
    29 Kakamega Kakamega Employment Office Labour Office Block Next to County Planning Offices Hospital Road
    30 Bungoma Bungoma Employment Office Labour Office Block Next to County Planning Offices Hospital Road
    31 Busia Busia Employment Office Busia Employment Office Adult Education Block, County Commissioner’s Compound, Busia-Kisumu Road