Section 12(1) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011:- provides that a foreign national who has been married to a citizen of Kenya who but for the death of the citizen would have been entitled after a period of seven years to be registered as a citizen of Kenya under Section 11, shall be deemed to be lawfully present in Kenya for the unexpired portion of the seven years and shall be eligible for registration as a citizen on application in the prescribed manner upon expiry of the seven year period.

  1. Duly completed application Form (9) attested to by a Commissioner for Oaths
  2. 2 passport size photographs
  3. Copy of marriage certificate
  4. Copy of death certificate
  5. Original certificate of good conduct
  6. A sworn affidavit
  7. Copy of dependents pass/permits
  8. Passport Copy of Applicant and deceased Kenyan spouse — FEE – KSHS.20,000