May 25, 2022

How To Apply/Renew a Passport In Kenya On E-Citizen

Ecitizen passport application

In this post, we are going to take you through the step-by-step process when applying for a passport in Kenya on E-Citizen.

We will also advise on the documents required when applying for a passport.

How to Apply/Renew for a Passport in Kenya on E-Citizen

MINUTE 30 minutes

Passport Application Category

E-citizen kenya Passport application

This application process is for adults above 18 years

Dual Citizen

dual citizen passport application min

Application for an adult above 18 years without dual citizenship

Choose the type of passport either ordinary or diplomatic

Type of application

passport type choice min

Choose the type of application among the five i.e First time, replacement of previous passport, change of passport particulars, mutilated passport, or lost passport.

Fill in Applicant Application Detail

kenyan passport

Fill in the details requested for from the names,height, location of birth, residential details, parents details, and next of kin

Fill In The detail Of The Person Recommending The Application

Upload Documents

Passport document

Upload recent size passport, your signature, copy of I.D front and back, recommenders passport

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Choose Payment of Payment

passport payment type

You can choose to pay with Mpesa, Card,Airtel money, Eazzy pay, T-cash or E- Agent

Book Appointment for Submission of Required Documents

Passport Application Summary

  1. Log on www.ecitizen.go.ke
  2. Go to immigration.ecitizen.go.ke and or Department of immigration services and click on the passport application form.
  3. Fill the online application form
  4. Choose the mode of payment and pay the passport fees.
  5. Download and print the application form and three application receipts.
  6. The application form together with required documents to be submitted in person at the Immigration offices.( Nyayo house, Mombasa & Kisumu.)

Documents Required For Passport Applications

  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. Consent letter for minors.
  7. Old passport for replacement.
  8. Parents National ID cards and copy.

How much is passport Renewal in Kenya

PASSPORT TYPEFee (Kshs)
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 page)Kshs 7,550
Mutilated PassportKshs 10,050
Lost PassportKshs 12,050

Immigration Contacts

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

How long does it take to get a passport?

It takes at least 10 working days to get your first passport upon submission of the documents at the immigration office.
The other types of passport application takes at least 5 working days

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What Are The Requirements During Passport Submission

Applicants MUST appear in person for Biometric Enrolment
An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three invoices
Original birth certificate and one photocopy
Original National ID Card and one photocopy
Three current passport size photos
One photocopy of recommender’s ID card
Old passport for replacement plus photocopies of its last three pages
Photocopies of parents’ National ID cards (if available) or Death Certificates (if deceased)
For a lost Passport, a sworn affidavit, a police abstract and an explanation letter are required
For a mutilated Passport, an explanation letter is required to explain the circumstances of the mutilation

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