Birth and Death Search Certificate

Requirements for Duplicate Birth Certificate

  1. Formal Letter of Application
  2. Two duly completed “search forms”  Please click here to download
  3.  CAD $56.00 (non-refundable Money Order/Banker’s 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.
  4. Two clear copies of the original birth certificate or birth notification from hospital.
  5. 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


  • All fees listed are in Canadian currency only
  • 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 between 2-6 months.