Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get a new Kenyan passport after losing one. A passport is a document that the Directorate of Immigration Services issues to Kenyan citizens that allows them to travel abroad and has a maximum validity of 10 years.
To issue digital passports in accordance with ICAO document 9303 and the East African Community Summit resolution, Kenya launched the e-Passport system in September 2017. You will need to apply for a new passport if you misplace your Kenyan one in order to travel.
Requirements for Replacement of a Lost Kenyan Passport
1.Police Abstract for loss of passport
2. An affidavit outlining the circumstances behind the passport’s theft
3. three passport-size photos in color
4. Passport application form properly completed, together with two payment receipts
5. Personal statement or letter describing passport loss
6. If available, a copy of the bio-data page from the missing passport
7. Adults should have their original identification and a duplicate of it.
8. Making the required fee payment.
How to Replace a Kenyan Passport After Loss
1.Choose the Directorate of Immigration Services after logging into the e-citizen site.
2. Select passport application
3.Decide who will be the passport holder—you or your child?
4. Choose the type of passport, such as regular or diplomatic
5. Choose the type of application, in this case, select a lost passport
6. Fill in the passport application form completely and accurately. Fill in the correct information.
7.Pay the required amount that is the fee charged for the replacement of the lost passport
8. Download the application form
9. Book an appointment with the Immigration Department in the County
10. Attend your appointment in person with the required documents
Your passport will be ready for pick up once this procedure has taken about 5 business days. At the time of receiving the passport, identity verification is necessary.
There are currently processing centers for passport applications in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Embu, Nakuru, Kisii, and Eldoret. For the purpose of collecting fingerprints, a person must physically appear.