Birth and Death Search Certificate

Requirements for Duplicate Birth Certificate

  1. Two “Search Forms” duly completed
  2. CND $56.00 (non-refundable Money Order/Bankers Draft/Certified cheque only) payable to Kenya High Commission).
    **No refunds will be made for applications mailed to this office with amounts over and above the indicated amount.
  3. Two clear copies of the original birth certificate or registration from hospital.
  4. Formal Letter of Application
  5. Enclose a pre-paid self addressed return Xpresspost courier envelope from Canada Post (it should have a tracking number).
    Other courier services should have a “computer-generated label


  • Other courier envelopes such as FedEx/UPS/DHL should be accompanied with acomputer-generated label
  • Purolator courier air waybills are not acceptable.


  • All fees listed are in Canadian currency only, unless otherwise stated.
  • For walk-ins, we have an interac machine hence clients can use credit/debit cards for payments.
  • Payment of fee does not guarantee that a Duplicate Birth Certificate will be issued.
  • The processing time is more than six months.