Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage
The certificate is issued to Kenya citizens wishing to have their marriages, either to Kenyans or Foreigners performed abroad.
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Things to Note:

Applicants are advised to submit completed applications STRICTLY ONLY via POSTAL SERVICES.

(Appointments for Passports & ID's only)

Provide your Full name and Postal address, Telephone number and Email Address on the application forms before sending your application by post to facilitate dispatch of processed documents.

Note that it shall be the responsibility of clients to immediately notify us in writing via immigration@kenyahighcom.org.uk  of any changes to their postal address to avoid inconveniences in delivery of services.

Address your completed application to:

The High Commissioner,
Kenya High Commission,
45 Portland Place
London, W1B 1AS
Attn: Immigration & Consular Section

Processing time is 6 – 8 weeks

Any document in a language other than English MUST be translated and certified as a true translation by the issuing authority or representative Embassy.

Note that Marriage Certificates and Certificates of Birth shall be forwarded to the respective Departmental and Agency Headquarters in Nairobi for confirmation before a legalisation is issued.

Incomplete applications will not be processed and will be rejected.

All foreign documents to be Certified (Signed and Stamped) by a Notary Public

Requirements to apply for a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage
Valid Kenyan Passport and Birth certificate with two copies of each for certification.
No.2 Two passport and Two birth certificate copies of the spouse to be (if a foreigner, to be Certified and Stamped by a Notary Public)
Duly filled application form (Click to download)
Payment of £75.00 by Postal order payable to Kenya High Commission.
A secure, registered and trackable self-addressed envelope with pre-paid postage stamps for the dispatch of their critical documents. The envelope should have sufficient return postage and clearly indicates full names and postcode of the applicant.

Further enquiries can be directed to:

Registrar of Marriages Department of the Registrar-General
P.O. Box 30031-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254-20-2227461/2227461/2251355
Fax: +254-20-215651

Senior Assistant Registrar-General
P.O Box 80366
Mombasa, Kenya
Telephone: 254-41-316061/2

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