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How to apply for Dual Citizenship in Kenya

How to apply for Dual Citizenship in Kenya

Section 8(3) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011 provides that: every dual citizen shall disclose his/her other citizenship in the prescribed manner within three months of becoming a dual citizen.

Section 8(4) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011 provides that: a dual citizen who fails to disclose the dual citizenship in the prescribed manner commits an offense and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding five million shillings or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both.

How to apply

You need to:

  • Create a log in account within the Government of Kenya Single Sign On portal
  • Log in using the account you have created above to access eFNS portal
  • Once logged in the eFNS portal, select the “Apply now” Link
  • Click on the “Submit Applications” tab and select the Dual Citizenship tab. If you are already logged in to eFNS, you can click here to make an application.
  • You shall receive automatic notifications via email and on your online account about the progress of your application

Disclaimer

  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Application print-outs must be presented to the Immigration headquaters or Kenya missions abroad

What are the requirements for Dual Citizenship?

  • A printed online application form 3 (Print the form after completing your application)
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of Kenyan passport
  • Copy of Kenyan identity card
  • Copy of the other country’s passport
  • Copy of the other country’s Citizenship certificate
  • Copy of the Police Clearance Certificate
  • Copy of Checklist. click here to download

Department of Immigration Services

Mombasa-Immigration Department Office

  • PC’s Office Building
  • Tel: +254-41-2222676

Kisumu-Immigration Department Office

  • New Provincial Headquarters
  • Tel: +254-057-2024935/2025438/0700596071

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