Kenyan citizens wishing to apply for new passports, travel documents or emergency certificates can do so at the nearest Kenyan Embassy, High Commission or Consulate at country of residence or visit. Kenya passports are issued for a period of ten years and are non-renewable. Children are not endorsed in their parents’ passports, but parents must apply for their children’s own passport on the prescribed form 19.

 

1. Application for New Kenyan Passport/ Renewal of Kenyan Passport
The Following documents are required for application of new Kenyan passport and renewal Kenyan passport:

  • Duly completed application form 19
  • Copy of the previous passport
  • Copy of Kenyan National ID Card
  • Original and a Copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate (for new passport)
  • Three passport size photographs taken full face and in color
  • Copy of marriage certificate where applicable
  • The prescribed fee

2. Replacement of lost/stolen passports
The following are required for replacement of lost/stolen passports

  • Duly completed Passport application form 19
  • Original and a Copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate
  • Copy of National ID Card
  • Three passport size photographs taken full face and in color
  • An affidavit detailing the circumstances under which the loss occurred
  • Police abstract
  • Certified copy of the recommender’s National Identity Card
  • Self-explanatory letter explaining circumstances of loss(including address & telephone number/e-mail in Philippines)
  • The prescribed fee

3. Passport application for persons aged below 18 years
The following are required for passport applications for persons aged below 18 years.

  • Duly completed application form 19
  • Duly completed parental consent form
  • Copy of passport for the parent/s
  • Original and a copy of Kenyan Birth certificate
  • Copy of National ID card or passport of the recommender
  • Three passport size photographs taken full face and in color
  • The prescribed fee