History

Welcome to Public Service Commission

  • The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948;
  • Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments;
  • At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission;
  • Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments;
  • It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years.
  • The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President.
  • The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities.
  • Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.
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Our Location

PSC Address

P.O. Box 30095, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 (020) 2223901-5, 2227471-5
Fax: +254 (020) 2214791
Mobile: +254-724-253807 +254-724-253807,

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Email: psck@publicservice.go.ke