New Passport Applications
Persons born outside of Kenya to a Kenya citizen parent(s) are eligible for Kenya citizenship
Passport Requirements
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Things to note:

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

Applications for passports are accepted between 9.30hrs-13.00 hrs. (Monday - Friday) by Appointment only.

New passports or replacement of passports are applied through e-citizen portal ( You will require to download and print out the form at the end, sign, date the form and attach the required documents. Thereafter make an appointment through Kenya High Commission website ( and submit your documents in person at the High Commission for biometric capture.

Passport fees

34 pages Ordinary “A” series - Ksh. 7,550
50 pages Ordinary “B” series - Ksh. 9,550
66 pages Ordinary “C” series - Ksh. 12,550
50 pages Diplomatic Passport - Ksh. 15,050
Mutilated passport - Ksh. 20,050
Lost Passport - Ksh. 20,050

Documents uploaded should be picture format (jpeg/jpg)

Persons born before 27th August 1987 and have acquired citizenship of other countries before promulgation of Kenya Constitution on 27th August 2010 will be required to provide proof of having regained and declared Kenya Citizenship.

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.

Note that Birth Certificate Entry. No. is the number that appears on the left-hand side of the birth certificate above the date of birth.

Persons born abroad must apply and obtain a Kenya born abroad birth certificate first. A copy of the Foreign Birth certificate is to be submitted as well.

Please provide your email address and a telephone contact in all your applications

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

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Collection of passports is strictly only via postal services.

Applicants are advised to provide at the time of application, a secure, registered and trackable self-addressed envelope with pre-paid postage for the dispatch of their critical documents.
The envelope should have sufficient return postage (not less than 500g) and clearly indicates full names and address of the applicant.


Passport Requirements for a minor (Below 18 years)
One printout of completed form and two corresponding receipts (Available on E-Citizen)
Original and one copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate
Kenyan citizens born abroad require Kenyan birth certificates for births occurring abroad before applying for the passport. click here for more information )
Original and a copy of Identity Card (applicants over 18 Years Old) accompanied with Copies of parents’ Kenyan IDs
A copy of Parent/Parents passports
A copy of United Kingdom’s Residence Permit/Visa of child and parents’
A copy of completed Parental Consent form for applicants under 18 years, completed by father or mother (Click to download)
A copy of the Father’s / Mother’s Kenyan Birth certificate (both sides) where applicable
Applications must be recommended  by a Kenyan citizen, who should provide a copy of his/her passport or ID card.
Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required if necessary. Certificate of Registration if Kenyan by registration.
Copy of residence permit/certificate of Naturalisation/proof of either having regained Kenya citizenship and or Declared Kenya citizenship for Dual Citizens.
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 (not less than 500g) and clearly indicates full names and address of the applicant.
Order of Documents
Secure, registered and trackable self-addressed envelope
Invoice 1
Application form & photos clipped to the top left hand
Copy of Passport
Invoice 2
Recommender’s ID or Passport
Copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate
Copies of Parents’ Documents (IDs/Passports) (Optional for Replacements)
Copy of Applicant’s ID (For person’s aged 18 years and above)
Copy of Marriage Certificate (where applicable)
Letters for those requesting change of name
Copy of residence card/visa or Certificate of Naturalization for Dual Citizens
For Dual Citizens- Proof of having either regained Kenya Citizenship and or Declared Dual Citizenship
Copy of Certificate of Registration (For citizens by registration)
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Apply for your passport via E-Citizen

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