How long does it take to obtain a passport in Kenya


How long does it take to obtain a passport in Kenya

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  1. It should take at least 10 working days to get your first passport once your form has been physically submitted at the Immigration offices. For all other application types, it should take at least 5 working days. It can take longer if more information is needed or your application hasn’t been filled out correctly. Follow this link for more

    Where to apply for Passport in Kenya


      • Applicants MUST appear in person for digital photo and biometrics capture.
      • An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three invoices.
      • Original birth certificate and photocopy.
      • Original National ID Card & copy.
      • Three Current passport size photos.
      • Recommenders ID Card copy.
      • Parents National ID cards copies or Death Certificate if deceased.
      • For applicants who are below the age of eighteen years, the parents or legal guardian’s written consent must be provided.
      • For applicants who are adopted, the original adoption certificate, clearance letter from the children’s department, and or, the Court ruling or award.

      Kenyan passport application form

      You have to fill the passport application form online on eCitizen. Find out how to apply for a passport on eCitizen here

    • The application must be recommended in section 7 by a citizen of Kenya who is a Minister of Religion, a Medical or Legal practitioner, an established Civil Servant or Bank Official personally acquainted with the applicant. The person recommending the applicant must not be an immediate relative.

    Apply here

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