Kenyan Passport Application online at eCitizen Portal – Kenya Immigration

Kenyan Passport Application online at eCitizen Portal – Kenya Immigration

The Kenyan Government through the Kenya Immigration Department have legislated that all applicants are required to fill and complete Form 19 (Fill-able online) as the Kenyan Passport application form. The form can be found HERE.

Kenyan Passport Application Form for Adults – FOR PERSONS OVER 18 YEARS ONLY

How to apply for a Kenyan Passport for adults

Kenyan adults can apply for, renew or replace their passport and pay online for it at the comfort of your office or house. You can pay using mobile money, Credit and Debit Cards.
You will have to print out a form at the end.
You must sign and date the form, add any documents or photographs that are needed, and return it for processing.

  • Read the instructions carefully then fill the application form.
  • Select the mode of payment and pay for the passport fees.
  • Download and print the application form and three copies of the application Invoice(Receipt).
  • Submit the application form in person to the Immigration offices. (Nyayo house, Mombasa & Kisumu)

How long does it take to get a passport?

It should take atleast 15 working days to get your first passport once your form has been physically submitted at the Immigration offices. For all other application types, it should take atleast 5 working days.
It can take longer if more information is needed or your application has not been filled out correctly. All Passport applications should now be made via www.ecitizen.go.ke. Manual applications will NOT be accepted.

Kenyan Passport Application Requirements:

During the physical submission of the forms to the Immigration Offices you need the following:

Kenyan Passport Application online - eCitizen Portal Login How to apply
Kenyan Passport Application online – eCitizen Portal Login How to apply
  1. Applicants MUST appear in person for digital photo capture.
  2. An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three invoices.
  3. Original birth certificate and photocopy.
  4. Original National ID Card & copy.
  5. Three Current passport size photos.
  6. Recommenders ID Card copy.
  7. Old passport for replacement plus copies of last three pages.
  8. Parents National ID cards copies or Death Certificate if deceased.
  9. For Lost case a Sworn affidavit and a police abstract are required
  10. For Lost cases and Mutilated cases an explanation letter is required to explain the circumstances of the loss or mutilation

Kenyan Passport Application Fees

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

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  • Ensure you are using your eCitizen account to apply for your own passport.
  • Applications applied on behalf of others will be rejected
  • During submission you must come with original documents and photocopies of the same.
  • Do not book travel until you have a valid passport – doing so is at your own risk.

Video tutorial of How to apply for a Kenyan Passport for adults

Requirements for Kenyan Passport Application for Children

During the submission you need the following:

  1. Applicants MUST appear in person for digital photo capture.
  2. An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three invoices.
  3. Original birth certificate and photocopy.
  4. Original National ID Card & copy.
  5. Three Current passport size photos.
  6. Recommenders ID Card copy.
  7. Old passport for replacement plus copies of last three pages.
  8. Parents National ID cards copies or Death Certificate if deceased.
  9. For Lost case a Sworn affidavit and a police abstract are required
  10. For Lost cases and Mutilated cases an explanation letter is required to explain the circumstances of the loss or mutilation
  11. Consent letter from Parent or Guardian

Kenyan Passport Application Fees

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

How to apply for a Kenyan Passport for Non Kenyan adults – Certificate of Identity

FOR PERSONS OVER 18 YEARS ONLY – During the submission you need the following:

  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 Current passport size photos.
  5. Recommenders ID Card copy.
  6. Old passport for replacement.
  7. Parents National ID cards and copy.

Kenyan Passport Application Fees

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

How to apply for a Kenyan Passport for Non Kenyan Children – Certificate of Identity

During the submission you need the following:

  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 Current passport size photos.
  5. Recommender’s ID Card copy.
  6. Old passport for replacement.
  7. Parents National ID cards and copy.

Applying for your child? You need the following

  1. Adoption certificate / birth certificate
  2. Consent letter from both parents
  3. Id copies & passport copies
  4. Recommender’s ID Card copy.

Kenyan Passport Application Fees

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

Department of Immigration Services Contacts

Call Immigration Department Customer Care
Passport Queries: +254 707 658 788
Visa Queries: +254 020 2222 022
Payment Issues: +254 708 206206

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