North Rift Regional Office Public Works building, Eldoret
Central Rift Regional Office, Rift Valley Provincial, Nakuru
Central Regional Office, Provincial Headquarters, Embu
North Eastern Regional Office, Garissa
2. How many types of Travel documents do you issue?
Ordinary 32-Page (or 48-Page) Passport
3. How many days does it take for a passport to be ready?
At least 30 days
4. After how long do I need to renew my Passport?
The current Passports last for 10 years and after this period; you need to re-apply for a New Passport.
1. Where can I apply for a Visa to travel to Kenya?
You can apply for a Visa to travel to Kenya from:
Embassy of Kenya, Tel Aviv
If you are an Israeli, you can also apply on arrival at the point of entry.
2. How long does visa processing take?
Single Entry Visa may be issued on application subject to the requirements.
Multiple Journey Visa may be issued within six (6) weeks or more.
Transit Visas may be issued on application.
Diplomatic Visas are issued on application.
Official/Service Visa is issued on application.
Referred Visa may be issued within six (6) weeks or more.
C. Kenyan Citizenship
1. Who is a Kenyan citizen?
Kenyan citizenship is governed by Chapter Three (Citizenship) of the Constitution of Kenya and the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act (2011).
2. How does one become a Kenyan Citizen?
3. Who qualifies to apply for Kenyan citizenship?
Spouses, wodows and widowers of Kenyan citizens.
Lawful Residents - persons who have been ordinarily resident in Kenya continuously for a period of seven years preceding the date of application and must have been so resident under authority of an entry permit or exemption.
Children and person with disabilities - biological or legally adopted children of Kenyan citizens.
Stateless and migrant persons - persons who voluntarily migrated to Kenya before 12th December, 1963 and/or have continuously lived in Kenya.
Descendants of stateless and migrant persons - persons who have attained the age of 18 years and whose parents had voluntarily migrated to Kenya before 12th December, 1963 and/or has continuously lived in Kenya.
4. How does a person lose their citizenship?
By voluntarily renouncing Kenyan citizenship. One needs to apply for a Certificate of Renunciation of Kenyan citizenship.
The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act (2011) also provide for the deprivation of citizenship of Kenya, any person who is a citizen by Registration or Naturalization should they commit an offence under this section.
5. What should a person do on acquisition of Dual citizenship?
Inform the Kenya Embassy in Israel or the Department of Immigration of the same within three months of becoming a dual citizen.
6. What should a child born in Kenya of mixed parentage (that is, a Kenyan and an Israeli) do to become Kenyan?
The child is a Kenyan citizen regardless of where he/she is or was born. The Constitution provides that a person is a citizen by birth if at the date of his/her birth, one of the parents is or was a citizen of Kenya.