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
- 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
- Nyayo house
- Passport Section Ground Floor,
- Kenyatta Avenue/ Uhuru Highway
- P.O. Box 30191, 00100 Nairobi.
- Tel: +254-20-2222022, +254-20-2217544,+254-20-2218833
- Email: [email protected]
- Website: 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