A foreign national is defined in Part 1 of the newly enacted Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act 2011 as any person who is not a citizen of Kenya. Registration of foreign nationals is governed by the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act of 2011 part VII (56) 2 laws of Kenya.

Foreign Nationals Management section is domiciled on ground floor South Wing of Nyayo house. The section is headed by a Deputy Director of Immigration Services. The main objective of this section is to ensure effective management of foreign nationals within Kenya.

Like other services in the Directorate the services offered are majorly online with enhancement done to eventually have fully automated operations for the services offered