List of all Prisons in Kenya

All the prisons in Kenya are listed in this article. The Kenya Prisons Service, which falls under the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, is responsible for running all of the nation’s prisons.

Maximum security, medium security, rehabilitation centers, and low/open custody are the many types of prisons in Kenya.

This article lists all types of prisons in Kenya and where they are found.

List of all Prisons in Kenya

Maximum Security Prisons in Kenya

1. Kamiti Maximum Security Prison

Location: Kahawa West, Nairobi County.

2. Shimo La Tewa Maximum Security Prison

Location: Mombasa.

3. Naivasha Maximum Security Prison

Location: Naivasha, Nakuru County.

4. Kodiaga Maximum Security Prison

Location: Riat Hills, Kisumu County.

5. Manyani Maximum Security Prison

Location: Taita Taveta County.

6. Lang’ata Women Maximum Security Prison

Location: Lang’ata, Nairobi County.

7. King’ong’o Maximum Security Prison

Location: Along Nyeri- Kiganjo Road, Nyeri County.

8. Nairobi Remand Maximum Security Prison

Location: Along Enterprise Road, Nairobi.

9. Kibos Maximum Security Prison

Location: Next to Kibos Market, Kisumu County.

Other Prisons in Kenya

List of Prisons in Nairobi Region

  • Nairobi Short Sentence Prison
  • Nairobi West Prison
  • Kamiti Medium Prison
  • Kamiti Youth Correction & Training Centre.

List of Prisons in Coast Region

  • Shimo La Tewa Medium Prison
  • Shimo La Tewa Women’s Prison
  • Kwale Prison
  • Kilifi Prison
  • Malindi Prison
  • Hola Prison
  • Wundanyi Prison
  • Voi Remand Prison
  • Hindi Prison
  • Taveta Prison
  • Kingorani Prison

List of Prisons Central Region

  • Nyeri Medium Prison
  • Nyeri Women Prison
  • Thompson Falls Prison Nyahururu
  • Murang’a Road Prison
  • Maranjau Prison
  • Thika Main Prison
  • Kerugoya Prison
  • Thika Women Prison
  • Kiambu Prison
  • Ruiru Prison
  • Mwea Prison

List of Prisons in Nyanza Region

  • Kisumu Medium Prison
  • Kisumu Women Prison
  • Nyamira Prison
  • Kisii Main Prison
  • Kisii Women Prison
  • Homa Bay Prison
  • Kibos Medium Prison
  • Migori Prison

List of Prisons in the Rift valley Region

  • Naivasha Medium Prison
  • Nakuru Main Prison
  • Nakuru Women Prison
  • Eldoret Women Prison
  • Eldoret Main Prison
  • Kitale Main Prison
  • Kitale Medium Prison
  • Kitale Annex Prison
  • Kitale Women Prison
  • Ngeria Prison
  • Kapsabet Prison
  • Kapenguria Prison
  • Lodwar Prison
  • Kericho Main Prison
  • Kericho Medium Prison
  • Kericho Women Prison
  • Athi River Prison
  • Maralal Priso