Kenya Passport Application

Kenya Passport Application

Learn how to apply for your Kenya Passport online using the eCitizen Portal. The Kenya Immigration Service in the quest to promote innovation and fast-track passport applications has launched an online passport application module on the eCitizen portal that can be used by citizens and foreign nationals for all passport related activities.

In this article, we will guide you on how to apply for your Kenya passport online and the required documents for your application. We will also discuss the available passport types and the cost of application.

Requirements for Kenya Passport Application

You will be required to submit the following documents during your online passport application process;

  1. An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three receipts.
  2. Original birth certificate and photocopy.
  3. Original National ID Card & copy.
  4. Three(3) Current passport size photos.
  5. Recommender’s ID Card copy.
  6. Consent letter for minors.
  7. Old passport for replacement.
  8. Parents National ID cards and copies.

Follow these guidelines to complete your Kenya Passport application online;

  1. Visit the eCitizen Portal and create an account (Log in if you already registered)
  2. Fill out the online application form
  3. Scan and upload the required documents
  4. Pay the prescribed fee based on your type of passport
  5. Book Appointment
  6. Print the duly completed application form and two (2) invoices
  7. Submission and bio-metrics (on the appointment date)

Kenya Passport Application Fees

The following fees will be charged for processing your Kenya passport application depending on the type of passport;

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

Kenya Passport Application Duration

It takes a minimum of ten (10) working days for your passport to be ready once your form gets to the immigration office. It can take longer if more information is needed or your application hasn’t been filled out correctly.

Read Also: eCitizen Portal

Biometric Centers for  Kenya Passport

Submission and Biometrics capture

All applicants must appear in person in 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

Passport Application Contact Information

  • Nairobi Office: +254 772 246 669
  • Mombasa Office: +254 708 206 206
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