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How to apply for a new passport in Kenya

Article 12 of the Constitution states that every citizen is entitled to a Kenyan passport and any document of registration/identification issued by the State. Applications for a passport are made by filling in an application form online as follows:

  • Log in to your e-citizen account and select Directorate of Immigration Services (New Application)
  • Select Passport Application.
  • Choose the passport owner (Yourself or child)
  • Fill in the form and upload copies of required documents.
  • Pay the application fees and download the form. Print 3 copies of the form and 3 copies of the invoice.
  • Book an appointment on your portal to submit the application to an Immigration officer at Nairobi (Nyayo House), or the Kisumu or Mombasa branches.
  • Attend the appointment with the required documents. (The applicant must personally attend).
  • The applicant will be updated of the status of their passport via sms and on their e-citizen platform.

Required documents for physical meeting

  1. 3 copies of the filled application form.
  2. 3 copied of the payment invoice.
  3. 3 recent passport size photographs with a white background endorsed at the back by the recommender.
  4. Applicant’s original ID.
  5. Parents’ original ID or death certificate and copies.
  6. Recommender’s ID copy.
  7. Original birth certificate and copy.
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