Churches in Bungoma have been given 30 days to update their certification, failure to which they will be shut down.
Bungoma police commander Francis Kooli said the churches will be required to display registration certificates at the entrances, and pastors will need to have a theology certificate too.
The government is tightening laws regulating churches following the Shakahola massacre, which has so far claimed the lives of 235 people as of Thursday.
There has been concern about the number of cultic groups in the name of religious organizations taking advantage of unsuspecting believers.
Recently, Bungoma preacher Eliud Wekesa, popularly known as Yesu wa Tongaren, was released by the court for lack of evidence after spending four days in police custody over accusations of false teachings.
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