Who We Are
The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya welcomes you to this user friendly site that aims at giving you all the information pertaining to our services and membership.
The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya was inaugurate by 44 founding members on 17th April 1969 and subsequently registered on 12th August 1969 as a body corporate under the Societies Act and certificate number 5373 was issued. The ISK logo was registered on 20th December 1969 as a "Coat of Arms" or "Grant of Arms" under the College of Arms Act
The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya has been involved in the drafting of the National Land Policy of Kenya and is also a stack holder in the formulation of most of the laws and policies that govern land and related services in Kenya. This means that the concerns of ISK members and their experiences in Land Issues are taken into account in the country's policy formulation.
Objectives of ISK
The objectives of the Institution are two-fold:
- To secure the advancement and acquisition of that knowledge which constitutes the profession of a survey and,
- To promote the general interests of the profession and to maintain and to extend its usefulness for pubic advantage
Structure of ISK and Affiliations
The Institution comprises four semi-autonomous chapters that deal with matters relating to landed property namely:
- Chapter of Land Surveyors
- Chapter of Valuation and Estate Management Surveyors
- Building Surveyors Chapter
- Land Management Surveyors Chapter
Currently the first two chapters have statutory Registration Boards. ISK hopes that functions of the other two chapters will be regulated and controlled through legislative enactment, on building surveyors merge with Valuation and Estate Management Surveyors Chapter to come up with a Single Chapter reflecting on the common training of the professionals, in due course.
The current cadres of membership are:
(a) Full Members
(b) Associate Members
(c) Technician Members
(d) Student Members.
Total membership is over 1000.
For more information contact us through:
The ISK Secretariat
Alibhai Shariff Building, 3rd Floor Room 304
P. O. Box 40707-00100
Tel: (20) 313490
Fax: (20) 214770