Lost or Damaged Passport
If your Kenyan passport has been lost or damaged  and you wish to replace it, please read the following information carefully.
Passport Requirements
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Things to note:

Please ensure you have read and understood the guidelines and requirements both on www.ecitizen.go.ke and those listed below before submitting your application.

You will need to apply for your Passport on the E-citizen platform before booking an appointment for processing at the High Commission. (www.ecitizen.go.ke)

Passport applications without complete requirements will not be processed. Please ensure all the requirements are met.

You must bring your original Kenyan Birth Certificate, parent's Identity Card and Passport that is being replaced. Copies will not suffice.

Please ensure you follow the order of documents as outlined below.

The waiting period is approximately 6 weeks.

Dual Citizens are required to declare their other nationality prior to renewing Kenya passports.

Those required to apply to regain Kenya citizenship are expected to await completion of the regaining process.

Use clear photos with all facial features clearly outline against a white background without shadows in the background. The photo should be decent & not include spectacles. The face should be 2.5 by 2 inches

Collection of passports is strictly only via postal services.

As a measure in support of the containment of the spread of Covid-19, applicants are advised to provide at the time of application, 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.

In line with the UK Government guidelines, everyone coming to the Mission must wear a mask and note that social distancing rules will be enforced.

Requirements for Name Change on a Passport
1
Two printouts of completed form (click to download) and two corresponding receipts (Available on E-Citizen)
2
Two copies of police Report in case of a lost passport
3
Duly filled proforma (and a copy) for lost/damaged passport (Click to download)
4
Letter of consent from spouse indicating the name to be adopted
5
A Sworn Affidavit (and a copy) done before a Commissioner of Oaths explaining the circumstances under which the passport got lost or mutilated.
6
Two copies of lost passport or original of any previously held.
7
The damaged passport (and a copy) for those replacing a mutilated one.
8
Original Kenya National ID card and two copies.
9
Two copies of certificate of birth (Showing names of parents)
10
Two copies of Certificate of Registration if Kenyan by registration
11
Two copies of United Kingdom’s Residence Permit/Visa
12
Two copies of United Kingdom’s Residence Permit/Visa
13
Two passport- sized photographs 45mm x 35mm (UK Standard Size) with one photo signed at the back by your recommender (Refer to notes 2 & 3 in the application form).
14
Applications must be recommended by a Kenyan citizen, who should provide two copies of his/her passport or ID card.
15
Additional documentary for proof of Kenya citizenship may be required if necessary.
16
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.
Order of Documents
1
Secure, registered and trackable self-addressed envelope
2
Invoice 1
3
Application form & photos clipped to the top left hand
4
Invoice 2
5
Recommender’s ID or Passport
6
Copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate
7
Copies of Parents’ Documents (IDs/Passports) (Optional for Replacements)
8
Copy of Applicant’s ID (For person’s aged 18 years and above)
9
Copy of Marriage Certificate (where applicable)
10
Letters for those requesting change of name
11
Copy of residence card/visa or Certificate of Naturalization for Dual Citizens
12
For Dual Citizens- Proof of having either regained Kenya Citizenship and or Declared Dual Citizenship
13
Copy of Certificate of Registration (For citizens by registration)
14
Copy of Passport
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