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Kenyan Passport

Apply For a Kenyan Passport
 
 

Kenyan citizens residing in Lebanon wishing to apply for a new passport or to renew their passports, travel documents or emergency certificates can do so at the Consulate.


From the 1st of January 2007, new passports are issued in Kenya with a validity of 10 years.
Passports already in circulation before this date shall be renewed for a further 5 years as they fall due.


Kenyan authorities no longer endorse minor children in their parentsí passports, but require that children be issued with their own passport. All parents currently holding valid passports with endorsements are strongly advised to obtain separate passports for their children.
 


PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS




1. New Passport



All applicants must fill the application forms Form 19

 

1. Be a Kenyan Citizen
2. Duly completed Passport application form Form 19
3. Applicantís Birth, Adoption or Registration (original and photocopy) Certificate In some instances an applicantís parent(s) birth certificate maybe required
4. New generation National Identity Card (original and copy)
5. Three colored Passport size photographs of the applicant with one of photos duly certified as true likeness of the applicant by the recommender

6. Certified copy of the recommenderís National Identity Card


 


2. Replacement of Passport After (Expired / Filled up) 5/10 years



1. Duly completed Passport application Form 19
2. Expired or filled up Passport being replaced and its copy
3. Three colored Passport size photographs of the applicant with one of photos duly certified as true likeness of the applicant by the recommender

4. Certified copy of the recommenderís National Identity Card
 

 


3. Replacement of a Mutilated Passport



1. Duly completed Passport application form
2. Mutilated Passport to be replaced and its copy
3. An affidavit detailing the circumstances under which the mutilation occurred
4. Three colored Passport size photographs of the applicant with one of photos duly certified as true likeness of the applicant by the recommender

5. Certified copy of the recommenderís National Identity Card
 

 


4. Replacement of a Lost Passport



1. Original Birth Certificate
2. Duly completed Passport application form
3. Three colored Passport size photographs of the applicant with one of photos duly certified as true likeness of the applicant by the recommender 4. An affidavit detailing the circumstances under which the loss occurred
5. Police abstract
6. Certified copy of the recommenderís National Identity Card
7. Letter explaining circumstances of loss

 
 

DOWNLOADS


Click here to Download passport application form.
Click here for Photograph Guidelines.

 

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