PASSPORT SERVICES

 

CONSULAR FEES UPDATE:

 
KENYA CITIZENSHIP - ARTICLE 14(1), (2) AND (5) OF THE CONSTITUTION

 

DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION. ..link

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EMBASSY WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY APPLICATIONS FROM THIRD PARTIES. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED DIRECTLY BY THE PASSPORT HOLDER'.
 
NOTICE: ISSUANCE OF "A & C" SERIES (32 PAGE AND 64 PAGE) PASSPORT.

 

 

  • This is to inform all Kenyans in the Diaspora that with immediate effect (March 05,2014) the Embassy of Kenya in Washington D.C is no longer issuing "A" series (48 Page) and "C" series (64 Page) Passports. Anyone who wishes to obtain a new Kenyan passport should therefore apply for "B" series ( 48 Page) passport the cost of which is US $150.

 

  • We do also wish to inform Kenyans in the Diaspora that the Embassy has now stopped renewing 5 year passports (to comply with current immigration regulations in Kenya). Anyone whose passport is expired should therefore make arrangements to apply for a new passport.

 

  • Anyone who wishes to do a name change either through marriage,divorce or deed poll should apply for a new passport.


 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Kenyan Passport applications will require you to have the following:
    • Recommender: This is any Kenyan of sound mind who can certify that you are a Kenyan citizen.
    • R. Number: This is found on the Biodata page( Page with your information) under "Personal Number". The Number after the Zeros or on page29/30 of a 32 page passport or page 45 of a 48 page passport.

 

2. Before mailing your application please read the instructions and use them as a checklist to confirm you have everything.Any application received without a requirement will be returned.

 

3. Make sure your mail is sent with a tracking number.Track it online at the respective mailing company's website to ensure it has been received at the Embassy.Please Do not call to find out if it has been received. Furthermore using the confirmation number you received upon submitting your application,check the status of your application on the following link 1 week after your mail is received at the Embassy. http://www.kenyaembassy.com/dcservices/applicationstatus.aspx

 

4. It takes 4 weeks to process your passport.Please allow the necessary time period we have specified before calling the Embassy to inquire on the status. We will call you in case clarification is needed or if any additional documentation is needed apart from what is stated on the website.

 

5. You must have your confirmation number handy when calling the Embassy.

 

6. Only online applications filled through our Official Kenya Embassy website will be processed .

 

7. If you are planning to travel in the next 2-3 months make sure your passport is valid.

You may apply for a new passport 6 months before expiry.

 

PASSPORT SERVICES KENYA EMBASSY WASHINGTON, DC

 

New Passport application or Replacement of Passport after (Expired / Filled up) 5/10 years - D.C

 

Lost or Mutilated Passport application - D.C

 

 

 PASSPORT SERVICES NEWYORK CONSULATE

 

New Passport Application or Replacement of Passport after (Expired / Filled up) 5/10 years - NY

 

Lost or Mutilated Passport application - NY

 

Sample on how to fill the Kenyan passport application.
FAQ'S ON CONSULAR ISSUES

 

How long does it take for a new Kenya passport to be issued?

4 Weeks from the date the application is received at the Embassy.

 

What is the address of the Kenya Embassy website?

Website:www.kenyaembassy.com
Email: immigration@kenyaembassy.com
information@kenyaembassy.com

 

 

What steps should I take if my passport gets lost?

Check the lost and found section. If your name is not pn the list you are required to apply for a new passport.See application for lost passport.

 

What is an application for a new passport for?

When your passport is Five years old (from the date of issue) it expires and you therefore need to apply for a new passport.

 

(a) Kindly be informed that whereas the mission will continue to assist in cases of emergency, we shall not tolerate negligence of those Kenyans who deliberately choose to ignore to replace their passports on time and wait until it has expired.
You are therefore required to ensure that you renew your passport six months prior to the expiry date.

(b) Kindly also note that you are required to keep a copy of your passport at all times. This will assist us to process your passport in case your passport gets lost. This copy should be kept in a separate place from your passport.