How to apply for Kenya e-Passport Online

How to apply for Kenya e-Passport Online

How to apply for Kenya e-Passport Online 2024. The Kenya Immigration Service has now made it easy for citizens to apply for their Kenyan e-passport online using the eCitizen portal. In this post, we will assist our readers with all the application requirements and steps to apply for a Kenyan e-passport online.

Documents required for Kenya e-Passport Application

Persons applying for the new Kenya e-passport will be required to provide scanned copies of the following documents during the online application process;

  • A duly filled application Form 19 and 2 payment invoices
  • A copy of the applicant’s Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Registration for citizens of Kenya by registration
  • Original applicant’s national identity card and a copy for adults
  • Copy of the recommender national identity card
  • Duly filled Consent Form for minors
  • Copies of parents’ national identity cards/ Death certificates where applicable
  • Original and Copies of parents’ birth certificates
  • And any other additional document as may be required
  • Payment receipts of the prescribed fee

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Steps to apply for your e-passport online

As a recognized Kenyan citizen you can apply for your e-passport online with these guidelines;

  • Visit the Kenya eCitizen Portal
  • Click on the Directorate of Immigration option
  • Register for an e-citizen account if you are a first-time user or login with your ID Number and password
  • Fill out the online application form with your details
  • Scan and upload all the required application documents
  • Proceed to make payment
  • Book an appointment for bio-metrics submission
  • Print the duly completed application form and two invoices
  • Attach copies of the required documents
  • Submit and bio-metrics (on the appointment date)

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Cost of Kenya e-passport Application

32 Pages Ordinary “A” SeriesKshs. 4,550
48 pages Ordinary “B” SeriesKshs. 6,050
64 Pages Ordinary “C” SeriesKshs. 7,550
East African PassportKshs. 990
Diplomatic passport (48 pages)Kshs 7,550
Mutilated PassportKshs 10,050
Lost PassportKshs 12,050

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Kenya e-Passport Submission and Biometrics Capture

All applicants applying for an e-passport must appear in person at the various stations as per the appointments for submission and enrolment of bio-metrics. The application centers are as follows

  • Nairobi – Nyayo House Ground Floor
  • Mombasa – Uhuru na Kazi Mombasa P.o box 90284 Mombasa
  • Kisumu – New PC’s office Kisumu
  • Embu – Embu PC’s office
  • Nakuru- Regional Commissioner’s Blg Nakuru P.O box 17632
  • Kisii – County Commissioners Building
  • Eldoret – Public Works Building

Applicants in the Diaspora can have the passport application, process done at the following foreign missions:

  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Washington DC (United States of America)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Paris (France).

Passport delivery

Passport delivery is done through Postal Corporation Services within the country while delivery to foreign missions is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Steps for e-Passport local delivery

  1. Applicant receives a notification via SMS with instructions on how to collect
  2. Click on the link and follow the instructions to collect your passport
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