The applicant shall submit an application for the passport in person in the prescribed manner i.e. e-Passport
An application shall be accompanied by:-
- Documentary evidence of Kenyan citizenship i.e. Original & copies of birth Certificate and National Identity Card, or a Certificate of naturalization or registration and Renunciation Certificate of former citizenship. â€¢ Current clear and un-mounted three passport size photographs as may be directed by the Passport Control Officer.
- The Application must be recommended in section ‘7’ by a citizen of Kenya such as Minister of religion, a Minister or Legal Practitioner, an established Civil Servant or Bank Official personally acquainted with the applicant, but not by immediate relatives. The recommender must attach a copy of his/her National ID or passport.
- In the case of an applicant who is below the age of eighteen years, the parents or legal guardianâ€™s written consent.
- In case of an applicant who is adopted, the original adoption certificate, clearance letter from the childrenâ€™s department, and or, the Court ruling or award.
- Prescribed fee.
The Passport Control Officer may require the applicant for a passport to produce supplementary information so as to ascertain the citizenship or nationality of the applicant. These may include the applicantâ€™s parentâ€™s birth certificate, national identity card, or certificate of naturalization or registration.