PASSPORT SERVICES


IMPORTANT NOTICE
  1. All applicants who have acquired other citizenships should either regain or declare their citizenship and wait for approval from the Immigration Department, Nairobi before applying for a new Kenyan passport. CLICK HERE
  2. All applicants are advised to submit the exact amount of the official fee for the service required in the form of money order or bank certified cheque. Our accounting system is operated on money order and bank cheque system which makes change refund difficult. Applicants who submit more or less amount will be called upon to resubmit the exact amount which may cause delay.
  3. All applications for replacement of Kenya passports and issuance of any Kenya travel documents including Emergency Certificates are to be submitted by the individual Kenyan applicant, parents or legal guardians for the minors (under 18 years old) and persons with medically certified incapacity. Application forms should bear appropriate official signatures.
  4. All applications are to be couriered to the following address:-
    Kenya High Commission
    Immigration Department
    415 Laurier Avenue East
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1N 6R4
    CANADA

     

The Kenyan passport is a Government document issuable to Kenyan citizens only.

For more information, visit www.immigration.go.ke

The Application forms below are in PDF format. You will need a PDF reader program to view and print. You can download it for free at
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.htm.

New Passport Application 

Requirements:

  • Written or typed formal application letter (cover letter)
  • Current Original passport.
  • Two copies of second generation Kenyan ID
  • Two copies of Birth Certificate (certified copy of Birth Certificate for children born outside Kenya)
  • Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19) (Click here to download).
  • Two copies of Bio Data Page of Kenyan passport
  • Three passport sized-photographs (size 2.5″x 2″).
  • Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque made payable to “Kenya High Commission” as follows:-
    •  C$ 75.00  for a 32 page passport
    • C$110.00 for a 48 page passport
    • C$140.00 for a 64 page passport
    • NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES,  AND CASH ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
  • In addition to the above requirements, please note that children under 18 years of age require parental consent (click here to download)
  • Two copies of applicant’s Immigration Status in Canada (Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc).
  • Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required.
  • Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope for Xpresspost.
    • Note: Other courier services  such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label.
    • For Walk-in’s, you do not require a return envelope, hence you may pick-up in person at the Front Desk.

Kindly ensure that photos attached on Form 19  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 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

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New Passport Application for Children Born Abroad  to Kenyan Parents

Requirements:

  • Application letter (cover letter)
  • Two copies of parent(s) Kenyan passport (bio-data page)
  • 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)
  • Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19) (Click here to download).
  • Three passport sized-photographs (size 2.5″x 2″).
  • Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque made payable to “Kenya High Commission as follows:-
    •  C$ 75.00  for a 32 page passport
    • C$110.00 for a 48 page passport
    • C$140.00 for a 64 page passport
    • NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES,  AND CASH ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
  • In addition to the above requirements, please note that children under 18 years of age require parental consent (Click here to download)
  • Two copies of applicant’s Immigration Status in Canada (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
    • Note: Other courier services  such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label.

Kindly ensure that photos attached on Form 19  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

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Lost or Mutilated Passport Application

Requirements:

  • Application letter comprehensively explaining when, where and the circumstances under which the passport got lost or mutilated.
  • 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 lost or mutilated.
  • Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19) (Click here to download)
  • Two particulars of a lost passport form (1)  (Click here to download)
  • Three passport- sized photographs (size 2.5″X 2″) with one photo signed at the back by your recommender ( Refer to note nos. 2 & 3 in the application form)
  • Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque of C$ 240 for a lost passport or C$ 200 for a mutilated passport made payable to the “Kenya High Commission”
  • NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES OR CASH,  ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
  • For walk-ins, we accept debit card/visa/mastercard or American Express.
  • Two copies of your Immigration Status in Canada ( i.e Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc).
  • Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required if necessary
  • Pre-paid self addressed return courier envelope from Canada Post (eg.  Xpresspost envelope with tracking number)
  • Note: Other courier services such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label.