PASSPORT SERVICES


RE:  EAST AFRICA PASSPORT

THIS IS TO INFORM THAT THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA HAS INTRODUCED A NEW TYPE OF PASSPORT WITH EFFECT FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2017. ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY AND PAY ONLINE BY VISITING HTTP://WWW.ECITIZEN.GO.KE

 

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY AND PAY ONLINE BY VISITING WWW.ECITIZEN.GO.KE PLEASE DOWNLOAD , PRINT AND  SIGN THE COMPLETED E-PASSPORT APPLICATION FORM ALONG WITH THE INVOICE AND ATTACH THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:-

E-PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS:

Please attach the following documents:-

  • Two copies of your downloaded E-passport print-outs from your e-citizen account plus the invoice
  • Attach your original passport
  • Two copies of Kenyan passport (bio data page only)
  • Three passport size photos
  •  Two copies of your birth certificate (Foreign Birth Certificates must be certified)
  • Two copies of Kenyan ID Card (2nd generation)
  • If you hold any foreign passport Click here  to check if you need to declare or regain Kenyan citizenship and act accordingly.
  • Attach documentary proof of Regain/Declaration of Kenya citizenship (dual citizen only)
  • Documentary evidence of residence in Canada eg. (Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc).
  • Complete and sign parental consent form for children under 18 years of age. Click here to download.
  • In Case of lost or mutilated passport please attach the following documents in addition to the above list. 
    • Two particulars of a lost passport form (1)  (Click here) to download
    • Two copies of Police Report in case of a lost passport
    • Two copies of Sworn Affidavit done before a Commissioner for Oaths declaring the passport is lost or mutilated
    •  An application letter comprehensively explaining when, where and the circumstances under which the passport got lost or mutilated
  •    Pre-paid Self-Addressed return Courier envelope eg.  Xpresspost envelope from Canada Post. Courier envelopes from Fedex/UPS  and Purolator must have a computer-generated label.

Revised fee for Kenyan passport applications made in Canada to be paid online are  as follows:-

A Series (32 page) –  US $80.00                         Diplomatic passport -US $170.00

B Series (48 page) – US$110.00                         Mutilated passport -US $200.00

C Series (64 page) – US$140.00                         Lost passport – US$210.00

Kindly ensure that photos attached meet the following criteria:

  • Be clear photos – they should not be blurred nor have a dark hue. All facial features should be clearly outlined
  • Have a full face and both ears showing
  • Be taken against a white background
  • Be without shadows in the background
  • No smiling or laughing
  • Be taken without spectacles
  • Size of photos should be 2.5  x 2 inches (two and a half by two inches)
  • Weaves or hair should not cover the forehead or the rest of the face
  • Decent photos
  • Attach at least 3 photos

Please mail the above documents by courier  to:-

         KENYA HIGH COMMISSION
         415 LAURIER AVENUE EAST
         OTTAWA, ONTARIO
         K1N 6R4

 

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E-PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN BORN ABROAD TO KENYAN PARENTS

  • Two copies of your downloaded E-passport print-outs from your e-citizen account
  • Two copies of parent(s) Kenyan passport (bio-data page only)
  • Two  colour copies of parent(s) second generation Kenyan ID
  • Two copies of parent(s) Kenyan Birth Certificate
  • Two certified copies of child’s Birth Certificate (if born outside Kenya)
  • Three passport sized-photographs (size 2.5″x 2″).
  • Documentary evidence of residence in Canada eg.  (Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc).
  • Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required.
  • Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope eg.  Xpresspost from Canada Post. Other courier services  such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label.

Kindly ensure that photos attached have the following:

  • Be clear photos – they should not be blurred nor have a dark hue, all facial features should be clearly outlined
  • Have a full face and both ears showing
  • Be taken against a white background
  • Be without shadows in the background
  • No smiling or laughing
  • Be taken without spectacles
  • Size of the face should be 2.5 (two and a half) inches by 2 inches
  • Weaves and hair should not cover the forehead or the rest of the face
  • Decent photos
  • Attach at least 3 photos
  • Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope eg.  Xpresspost from Canada Post. Other courier services  such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label.

Please mail the above documents by courier  to:-

         KENYA HIGH COMMISSION
         415 LAURIER AVENUE EAST
         OTTAWA, ONTARIO
         K1N 6R4

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