Passport Application

IMPORTANT NOTICE

  1. All clients are advised to submit only 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.
  2. All applications for replacement or renewal of Kenya passports and issuance of any Kenya travel documents including Emergency Certificates are to be submitted by the individual Kenyan applicants, parents or legal guardians for the minors (under 18 years old) and persons with medically certified incapacity. Application forms should bear appropriate official signatures.

The Kenyan passport is a Government document issuable to Kenyan citizens only. Subject to Immigration Circular ref. No. 351221269 as of December 21st, 2006:

  1. From 1st January, 2007, All new Kenyan passports issued will be valid for 10 years.
  2. Passports already in circulation shall be replaced on expiry.

For more information, visit
Department of Immigration, Kenya

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.

Passport Application Form (Form 19)

Click to download

Requirements:

    • Application letter.
    • Current Original passport.
    • Two  colour copies of second generation Kenyan ID
    • Two colour copies of Kenyan Birth Certificate
    • Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19) Click 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 the “Kenya High Commission”.

The fee is as follows:
C$ 75For an A series(32 pages),
C$110 for a B series (48 pages)
C$130 for a C series(64 pages) passport

  • NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES, CASH, CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
  • 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.

Passports take approximately two months to process from the date of receipt

  • Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope for Xpresspost.
    • Note: Other courier services are no longer acceptable.

    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 photo 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
    • Application for passport for minor(s) (under 18 yrs old) must be accompanied by a Consent Form signed by one of the parents or a legal guardian
    • Decent photos – ladies should not be wearing  strapless tops
    • Attach 3 photos

    Lost or Mutilated Passport Form

    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 to download .In addition complete this form  Particulars of a lost passport Form (1) (click 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, CASH, CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
    • 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 Xpresspost (it should have a tracking number).

    NOTE:

    • Other courier services are no longer acceptable.
    • For walk-ins, we have an interac machine.