PASSPORT SERVICES


PUBLIC NOTICE

RE:  E-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. THEY SHOULD THEN PRINT OUT THE COMPLETED E-PASSPORT APPLICATION FORM AND ATTACH THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:-

E-PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two copies of print-outs from your e-citizen account
  • Original passport
  • Two copies of Kenyan passport (bio data page only)
  • Three passport size photos
  •  Two copies of birth certificate for (Foreign Birth Certificates should be certified)
  • Two copies of Kenyan ID Card (2nd generation)
  •  Two copies of birth certificate (certified copy of birth certificate for children born outside Kenya
  •  Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope eg.  Xpresspost envelope from Canada Post. 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

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 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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E-PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN BORN ABROAD TO KENYAN PARENTS

  • Two copies of 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″).
  • 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. 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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E-PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS APPLICATION FOR LOST OR MUTILATED PASSPORT

  • Two copies of print-outs from your e-citizen account
  • 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 necessaryPre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope eg.  Xpresspost from Canada Post. Other courier services such as Fedex/UPS must have a computer-generated label

Photos requirements for all e-passport applications

  • 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