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As Per the Kenya constitution (2010), a Child born abroad to a Kenyan Parent is granted automatic citizenship. Such a child is entitled to a Kenyan passport and any document of registration or identification issued by the state to its citizens.

Things to Note:

As a measure to support the containment of the spread of Covid-19, applicants are advised to submit completed applications STRICTLY ONLY via POSTAL SERVICES.

(Appointments for Passports & ID’s only)

Provide your full name and postal address, telephone number, and emails on the application forms before sending your application by post to facilitate dispatch of processed documents.

Dual Citizens are required to declare dual citizenship prior to submitting an application for a certificate of birth or provide proof of having done so. (Click here for more information on declaring dual citizenship)

Note that it shall be the responsibility of clients to immediately notify us in writing via immigration@kenyahighcom.org.ng of any changes to their postal address to avoid inconveniences in delivery of services.

Address your completed application to:

The High Commissioner,
Kenya High Commission,
Plot 357, Central Business District,
Federal Capital Territory (FCT),
P.M.B 5160 Wuse Head Office. Abuja, Nigeria
Attn: Immigration & Consular Section

Incomplete applications will not be processed and will be rejected.

1. Duly filled application form (Click to Download)
2. Two copies of relevant pages of parent’s passports duly certified by the Kenya High Commission
3. Two copies of the child’s British Birth Certificate certified by a Solicitor/Commissioner of Oaths
4. Two copies of parent’s Marriage Certificate certified by Kenya High Commission
5. Two copies of both parent’s Birth Certificates certified by the Kenya High Commission
6. A fee of N0.00 payable by postal order
7. A certified self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your document(s)  (for postal applications). The envelope should have sufficient return postage.