New digitized land records launched – How Ardhisasa Works

New digitized land records launched - How ArdhiSasa Works

The government has introduced the National Land Information Management System (NLIMS) referred to as Ardhisasa.

The new system, according to the ministry of lands, is designed to enhance the security of land records, speed up land transactions and curb fraud.

At the click of a button, users will now be able to search and carry out various land transactions, drastically reducing human interactions, delays and other inconveniences previously experienced at manual land registries.

Ardhisasa platform is a Kenyan innovation built after three years of painstaking work by a multiagency team of young Kenyans. Citizens and investors will now be able to access Government services and information on land from the comfort of homes or offices, using mobile phones or computers.

The entire process is free.

How to access Ardhisasa

  1. Individuals can easily access Ardhusasa by visiting
  2. Next, you will be required to register an account on the website.
  3. Provide information such as identification serial number, Identification number, phone number and email address.
  4. Enter your password to complete the registration process.
  5. The portal will then open allowing users to browse through various services as listed below;

Services under ArdhiSasa System

  • Under land registration

Registration of a certificate of either titles or leases, replacement of titles, a search of the property and various charges and transfer of property.

  • Land Administration

Subdivision of land, extension or renewal of the lease, change of user, lease preparation, and subdivision of property.

  • Physical planning

Approval of part development plans, plan preparation and certificate of compliance.

  • Survey and mapping

Search for sectional property, application of new grants, amalgamation (merging) of property and also an application for re-survey.

  • Valuation

Asset valuation, estate administration, arbitration, government leasing and purchase

  • Adjudication and settlement

Users can access formal judgment on a disputed case as well as settlement agreements.

  • National Land Commission

Users can access land allocation services.


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