Visa and Immigration and Downloads
The Directorate of Immigration and Registration of Persons is under the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government; responsible for population registration and maintenance of an inclusive population register, migration management, border control and refugees welfare supervision.
Our Vision: “To be a global leader in population registration and migration management”
- Our Mission: To enhance national security and social economic development by maintaining a comprehensive population database, proper migration management and timely registration and issuance of secure identification documents.
- Core Values:
- Efficiency and Effectiveness
- Integrity (honest, accountable, transparency, impartiality, fairness)
- Customer focus
- Core Functions
- Registration of persons, births and deaths
- Providing immigration services
- Management of refugees
- Border management
- Maintenance of the integrated population registration system.
Rollout of e-Passport
This is to notify the General Public that the Department of Immigration will start issuing the e-Passport with effect from 1st September 2017. Holders of valid current passports will be allowed to use them for the next 2 years i.e to 31st August 2019 after which they will be rendered invalid. Please note that the department will no longer be issuing the current Ordinary, Diplomatic and East African passports. For further information:
- Visit the Immigration Offices at Nyayo house or Regional offices in Mombasa and Kisumu.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call: 020 2222022.
- Sms or whatsapp: 0719792631.
- Twitter handle: @ImmigrationDept.
- Facebook: Department of Immigration Services.
Passport and Temporary Permits
Permits, Passes and Aliens Registration
- Form-16-Application for Re_entry Pass
- Form-25-Application for Entry Permit
- Form-27 Application for Report on Employment
- Form-28 Application for Dependant’s Pass
- Form-30-Application for Student Pass
- FORM 32 Application For Visitors, Transit,Prohibited Immigrants OR Inadmissable Person’s Special pass
- Form-A1-Application for Registration as Alien
- Form-A2-Application for Alien Certificate Renewal
Permits and Passes Checklist
- Work Permit Checklist
- Kenya special pass checklist
- Kenya dependants pass checklist
- Kenya Pupil/Student/Intern checklist
Kenya Citizenship and Permanent Residence
- Permanent Residence Checklist
- Citizenship checklist
- Form-N-Declaration for Citizenship
- Questionaire Form-Intending Citizenship
- Form-1-Application to Regain Citizenship
- Form-3-declaration made by a dual citizen
- Form-4-Application by Dual Citizen for PP Endorsement
- form-6-declaration of voluntary renunciation
- Form-8-Application for Registration as Citizen by Spouse
- Form-9-APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF KENYA BY A WIDOW OR
- Form-10-Application for Citizenship
- Form-11-Application for Citizenship for Child
- Form-12-Application for Citizenship for Person with Disability
- Form-13-Application for Citizenship by Stateless Person
- Form-14-Application for Citizenship by Migrant
- Form-15-Application for Citizenship by Descendant of Stateless and Migrant
- PERMANENT RESIDENCE CHECK LIST 2015
- Form-23-Application for Permanent Residence
- QUESTIONAIRE-WORK PERMIT HOLDERS FINAL
- QUESTIONNAIRE EX-KC FINAL
- QUESTIONNAIRE KC CHILDREN
- PR QUESTIONNAIRE BY A SPOUSE
- PR STATUS GI FORM
Entry-Departure Declaration form
Civil Registration Forms