Incase passport does not come back within the specified time, please email immigration kenyaembassydc. Download and print the application and three application receipts. The International Civil Organization enlists all these passports and tracks them using a radio wire installed in the chip. So if your passport has only two years left before it expires, you will be given two years multiple entry. An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three receipts.
If the date you were told it will be ready elapses and yet the passport is not ready, you can also send them a complain or inquiry using the same code. The Kenyan ePassport was announced in 2016 and was initially meant to be launched in December 2016 but the launch date was first moved to April 2017 and later September 2017. Please reply to my email. Candidates will just visit the immigration offices to have their details registered after they have applied for the document online. You should then click on Passport Application form. The Kenyan Government also introduced the new Kenyan passport e-passport in August 2017 and it requires Kenyans to apply for it. Now if you are in Mandera or Kilifi you still can apply for a passport just like the guy in Nairobi.
The electronic passports are a part of the greater East African methodology to upgrade unification in the East African community. With the cash that immigration will save on printing one would have hoped that they would make the passport fees cheaper but they have instead added 50 shillings to each of the previous fees. All people I know who have received a Canadian tourist visa, the visa validity was same as their passport validity. You can now only apply for 32 page A passport. You have 30 days from the day you receive the notice, to submit your passport. Do I still need to apply for a Visit Visa to Canada? The launching of e-services in Kenya has enabled Kenyans to seek for government services without having to break any sweat. In case you have any other queries on the renewal process, you can contact the immigration offices below.
Kenyan e-Passport Application steps 1. Yes, you can not less than 30 days before the authorized end of your stay. How soon after receiving notification should I send my passport to the embassy? According to a report by Passport Index the holder of a Kenyan Passport can travel to 68 countries without a visa or they can get one upon arrival at their destination. This service costs only ksh 5 bob which is way cheaper than making unending visits to Nyayo house to make inquiries and complaints. Choose the passport application you are making After you choose the passport type, you will then be directed to a page that has the application guidelines + costs.
Tasneem H Diamond formerly Usha H Mohamedali it is real useless, the search engine does not work and it is just a great lie to me and the opther youth waiting for their identity cards, technology is rampant and i fail to understand why the ministry of immigration is not clear on this issue. Luckily, this is not too much of an inconvenience because you can send your application and its documents via mail to the appropriate consulate or embassy. You have to apply on behalf of yourself and no other third party can do so for you. Scroll down toward the bottom. Charges for losing or mutilating your passports are as follows.
Wish you all the best with your visa application!! No, you can only send additional documents if the embassy asks you to. For all other application types, it should take atleast 5 working days. At the bottom of it you will then need to click on apply now to get to the online application form. How long is the validity of a Canadian visa? The Kenyan Government, through the Immigration Department, introduced new rules requiring Kenyans wishing to apply, renew or replace a Kenyan passport to start the process on. If you wish to go into a consulate, you will have to travel to either New York or the embassy in Washington. Your urgent response will be highly appreciated. You will be asked to provide a digital signature once you are ready to transmit your documents.
If, however, your situation or reason for visiting Canada is different, e. Application Kenyans will have to apply for the new passport on the eCitizen platform. It should therefore be relatively simple to you. Visas in old passport Valid visas in the old passport will remain valid even after acquistion of the new passport. You may select to fill out the form online with the embassy in Washington or with the Kenyan consulate in New York.
For example, if you are asked to provide multiple pages of your travel history, you must scan and save all pages as one file. Login into eCitizen You will then need to login to the ecitizen platform after successful registration and navigate to and then submit application. Thanks to the automation, it is now easier to track the progress of your application online. Something to note is that Kenyans can now track the progress of their passports via the ecitizen website once they have finished the application process. You are therefore required to ensure that you renew your passport six months prior to the expiry date. Submit the application form in person to the Immigration offices for Bio-metrics.