Online Application for a Lost or Mutilated Kenyan Passport

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Application for all passport services should be completed online.
After completion, please download, print and sign the application before mailing it to the Embassy of The Republic of Kenya.
Applications which are not filled online will be returned unprocessed.
After reading the Requirements below, please follow the "Continue with Online Application" link to complete the online application form.

Note: For those who hold citizenship of another country please refer to the dual citizenship page before applying for a new/replacement passport.
If the other citizenship was acquired before August 2010 please DO NOT apply for a Kenya passport until you regain your citizenship.


  1. Form 19 (Online application) fully completed and signed
  2. Copy of your passport.
  3. Three passport size pictures. (NB: Most current picture taken maximum within the last one month.)
      (a)Clear Pictures. They should not be blurred nor have a dark hue, all facial features should be clearly outlined.
      (b)Pictures with full face and both ears showing.
      (c)Pictures taken against a white background.
      (d)Weaves and hair should not cover the forehead or the rest of the face.
      (e)Decent pictures-ladies should not be wearing strapy or strapless tops.
      (f)Pictures should be without shadows in the background.
      (g)Pictures in which the applicant is not smiling or laughing.
      (h)Pictures should be taken without spectacles.
      (i)Attach atleast 3 pictures.
      (j)The size of the pictures should be 2 inches by 2 inches.
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  5. A Money Order or Cashiers Check of: (Payable to Embassy of The Republic of Kenya)
      (a). $250.00 (Lost Passport)
      (b). $210.00 (Mutilated Passport)
  6. A copy of your birth certificate (both Sides).
  7. A copy of the police report stating how you lost your passport.
  8. Copy of Identity Card (2nd Generation ID).
  9. A copy of a notarized Affidavit (Click to Download Affidavit).
  10. A notarized copy of recommender's Kenyan 2nd Generation ID.(Mandatory). Recommender is any Kenyan of sound mind who can certify that you are a Kenyan citizen.
  11. Lost passport pro-forma dully filled,signed and submitted in duplicate ( Click to download Lost passport Pro-forma).
  12. A self addressed stamped envelope for the return of your passport (s). The Passport being a secure document, we recommend a PRE-PAID trackable Mail {e.g Express Mail,Priority Mail(with delivery confirmation) & Fedex }as a preference for reliable mode of postage.Please ensure that your mode of postage has ADEQUATE POSTAGE for return of your passport(s) to avoid damage or loss(NB: UPS, Metered stamps and Regular mail are not acceptable).

*Please note that it takes approximately 4 weeks to get a new passport from the date the application is received in Washington D.C. Incase passport does not come back within the specified time, please email
*Incase of emergency to travel and your application is under process, please refer to Emergency Certificate under "other services".
*Please return the instructions sheet together with the application.
*No Expedited service available for new passports.

NB: Any incomplete application will be returned.

To avoid delays in processing your application please ensure that you have read all the requirements above.