PASSPORT SERVICES

 
 

 

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. http://kenyaembassydc.org/dualcitizenship.html

 

  • The Embassy 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • All passport applicants require a recommender. This is any Kenyan of sound mind who can certify that you are a Kenyan citizen. This person cannot be a relative.

 

  • It takes approximately 8-10 weeks to process your passport. From September 1 ,2017 passports are no longer issued at the Embassy,all passport applications are forwarded to Nairobi for issuance.Time period for lost passport application is on a case by case basis.

 

  • A prepaid, self-addressed United States Postal Service (USPS) Express overnight ,Priority mail with delivery confirmation ,UPS or Fedex return envelope must be submitted will all applications for return of your passport(s). Please ensure that your mode of postage has ADEQUATE POSTAGE.

 

  • 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.

 

 

  • You can apply for a new passport 6 months before expiry.

 

 

PASSPORT SERVICES KENYA EMBASSY WASHINGTON, DC

 

New application ,replacement of Passport or mutilated passport

 

Lost passport application ( In case of lost passport , please contact the Embassy and inquire about lost and found)

 

 

 PASSPORT SERVICES NEWYORK CONSULATE

 

New application ,replacement of Passport or mutilated passport

 

Lost passport application ( In case of lost passport , please contact the Embassy and inquire about lost and found)