• Processing of Kenya citizenship applications which include lawful residents, spouses of Kenyan citizens, children of registered Kenyans, widows/widowers, migrants, stateless persons and their descendants.
  • Processing and registering of voluntary renunciation of Kenya Citizenship.
  • Processing and registering dual citizenship disclosures.
  • Processing and registering applications to regain Kenya Citizenship and
  • Issuance and dispatch of citizenship certificates of registration to the applicants.
  • Interacting and providing information about the clients’ citizenship applications.
  • Resolving clients’ complaints regarding their applications

Citizenship Policy- Justification For Grant Of Kenya Citizenship

The grant of Kenya citizenship is intended to contribute towards socio-economic development of the country. In this regard, grant of Kenya citizenship:

  • Enhances foreign investment in the country by increasing investors’ confidence;
  • Increases the remittances and investment from ex – Kenyans and Kenyans in the Diaspora;
  • Reduces statelessness in the country in conformity with the international law as well as promoting welfare of vulnerable persons in Kenya;
  • Contributes to the achievement of Government Agenda (big four agenda) by giving long term residence to investors in the core sectors of the economy;
  • Enhances creation of employment and generation of revenue for the government through taxation; and
  • Enhances family unification of spouses and children.

Contacts for Citizenship Section
E-mail: citizenshipisection@immigration.go.ke
Tel. No: +254-707-658755