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How Much the New Kenyan E-Passports Cost and How to get Kenyan e-passport.

Beginning the 1st of September the Kenyan government will stop issuing current generation passports.The Old passports will be replaced with Electronic/ Bio metric passports.

Features of the New Kenyan E-Passport.

  • The E-Passport will be a light blue booklet with an embedded Chip
  • It will have a Bio metric symbol at the bottom ( Small Logo which is used Internationally to show that it’s bio metric )
  • Has a Chip which holds the same info that is printed on the Passport data Page.
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How to get the New Kenyan E-Passport.
  • Apply through e-citizen.co.ke
  • After Applying go to the Immigration Office in person.While at the Immigration office your bio metrics will be taken i.e Fingerprints , Photo and Signature.
  • Processing of the E-Passport will take 10 Days
N/B: The Old Dark blue passports will be valid till 1st September 2019.So Kenyans who have the old passports can use them for the next 2 yrs then they’ll be required to replace them with the new Kenyan e-passports.

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Requirements when going to the Immigration Office.
When you’ve already done the e-citizen aapplication process you’ll be required to go tot the Immigration office with the following.
  1. An eCitizen pre-filled passport application form and three receipts.
  2. Original birth certificate and photocopy.
  3. Original National ID Card & copy.
  4. Three Current passport size photos.
  5. Recommender’s ID Card copy.
  6. Consent letter for minors.
  7. Old passport for replacement.
  8. Parents National ID cards and copy
How Much the New Kenya E-Passports Cost.
The E-Passports are of 2 types
  • 32 Page E-Passport costs 4,500 Ksh.
  • 48 page E -Passport costs 6050 Ksh.