Requirements for Duplicate Birth Certificate
- Formal Letter of Application
- Two duly completed “search forms” Please click here to download
- 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.
- Two clear copies of the original birth certificate or birth notification from hospital.
- 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.