Kenyan Passport Registering at e-citizen platform and other steps to acquire a Kenyan Passport

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Acquiring a Kenyan passport is very simple. All you need to do is........

The new KenyanE-Passport play The new Kenyan E-Passport (Hapa Kenya)

A Kenyan passport has many uses including being used in place of an Identity Card. The Kenyan passport can also be used when voting during Kenyan general elections.

Applying for a Kenyan passport has been made easy and accessible for all Kenyans.

Here are the steps you need to follow in order to acquire a Kenyan passport.

  1. Register at the government portal
  2. Go to and or Department of immigration services and click on the passport application form.
  3. Read the instructions carefully then fill the application form.
  4. Select the mode of payment (Mobile money, Credit card and online banking from local banks) and pay for the passport fees.
  5. Download and print the application form and three application receipts.
  6. Submit the application form in person to the Immigration offices.(Nyayo house, Mombasa & Kisumu.)

Items you will need to provide as you submit the application form

  1. An e-citizen 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. Consent letter for minors.
  7. Old passport for replacement.
  8. Parents National ID cards and copy.


These are the charges for acquiring a Kenyan Passport



Fee (Kshs)

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


play Acting Interior CS Dr.Fred Matiang'i launching the new E-Passport (Capital FM)


How long does a Kenyan Passport take to process?

It will take 10 working days for a new passport to be published but you have to take the downloaded form physically to the immigration offices. For all other passport types it may take 5 working days or longer if more information is required from the applicant. You also need to ensure that all information is filled correctly so that the process may not delay.

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