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ARBS Membership

Since its inception, ARBS has witnessed a gradual increase to the current membership status. This increase in membership is largely attributed to the association’s zeal to represent its members concerns at all levels.

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NSSF Bill 2012

In May 2012 ARBS Council obtained a copy of a Bill informally called the NSSF Transformation Bill. The basic aims of the draft Bill were twofold:
1. To transform NSSF’s retirement benefits provision from a lump sum.....

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ARBS is governed by a Council comprising 12 members drawn from schemes and service providers and elected by the members. The Council is supported by 3 Committees each charged with responsibility for.....

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We are pleased to welcome our members to the new look ARBS website. We continue to make great strides in improving on our service delivery to you and representing your concerns in all matters of retirement benefits at all levels. We listened to your views as members and are happy to incorporate them in this new website. The enhanced website will go a long way in improving on our communication with members. Existing members are urged to create accounts on the website as this will enable them to channel their concerns directly to the association’s council. Please check on the membership page to confirm your membership status and as for non members, you are encouraged to join the association in its endeavors to assist in bettering the retirement benefits industry in the country.
We could also like acknowledge the industry regulator, our sponsors and partners for their continued support to the association. It is a great honor to be associated with you.


Under the Supervision of the Retirement Benefits Authority, the country has witnessed tremendous developments in the growth of the pensions industry in the country. Launched on 29th August 2011, the Trustee Development Programme Kenya, TDPK, is amongst the latest additions to the regulator’s achievements. TDPK was developed by RBA in consultation with College of Insurance (Kenya) and Humber Centre for Pensions (Canada). The training is delivered by College of Insurance and run by the Association of Retirement Benefits Schemes, under the keen eye of the regulator.

Currently, the RBA regulations (Practice Note RBA/2) require at least one trustee per registered pension’s scheme in the country to have undergone the programme and certified by the end of 2012. Read More

Latest News

L.N. 18-22 Retirement Benefits 5 typesClick to download the Gazette notice
TDPK Calendar 2024 Click to download the calendar
2023 Council Elections ResultsClick to download the 2023 ARBS Council Elections Results
Council Elections 2023Click to download the Expression of Interest in Joining ARBS Council.
Taxation on Lumpsum BenefitsClick to download the report.
Annual Report To Members 2022Click to download the report.
TDPK Calendar 2023Click to download the calendar.
ARBS AGM 2022Click to download the AGM advert. Council Elections ResultsClick to download the vote results. Council Elections 2022Click to download the memorandum. ARBS Newsletter Issue 11Click to download the newsletter.
TDPK Programme 2022Click to download the programme.
Annual Report to Members 2021Click to download the Annual Report. ARBS Constitution 2021Click to download the constitution. Budget proposal FY2022 to 2023Click to download the budget proposal. FiRe Award CommuniqueClick to download the communique to all Retirement Benefits Schemes regarding participation in Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award. ARBS Newsletter Issue 9Click to download the newsletter. TDPK Calendar 2021Click to download the calendar.
Retirements Benefits MLAR 2020Click to download the ARBS Position Statement on the Retirement Benefits (Mortgage Loans)(Amendment) Regulations 2020. TDPK Calendar 2020Click to download. ARBS Newsletter Issue 8Click to view the Newsletter. ARBS Newsletter Issue 7Click to view the Newsletter.
ARBS AGM 2019Click to download. ARBS Council ElectionsClick to download the voting letter. TDPK Operating Procedures 2019Click to download.
ARBS Breakfast MeetingClick to download. Affordable Housing ProgramClick to download.