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.

THE CURRENT PASSPORTS WILL NO LONGER BE VALID FOR TRAVEL AFTER 1ST, SEPTEMBER, 2019, HENCE, IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU APPLY IN GOOD TIME TO AVOID INCONVENIENCE.

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)
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  • 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.

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″).
  • Complete and sign parental consent form for children under 18 years of age. Click here to download.
  • 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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