Category B(Lawful Residents of Kenya)

REQUIREMENTS AND WORK PROCESSES FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCY ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCY

Under Section 37 of the Citizenship and Immigration Act 2011 the following categories of applicants, their children and spouses detailed below are eligible upon meeting the prescribed requirements. In normal practice holders of permanent residency are expected to be domiciled in the country.

 

Category B:- Applicants who have held work permits for at least 7 years;

  1. And have been continuously resident in the country for three years immediately preceding the permanent residence application; and
  2. The children and spouses of the above-mentioned applicants.

 

Requirements

  1. Applicants must provide proof of lawful residence on work permits for a minimum of 7 years and with continuous 3 years residency in Kenya preceding the application for permanent residency;
  2. Applicants must demonstrate a strong position to make tangible contribution to socioeconomic development of the country hence priority will be given to investors and highly qualified professionals; and
  3.  

  4. In, this framework, applicants may be required to appear in person for interview to confirm or verify these facts.

 

Documentary Requirements

  1. Application letter
  2. Dully filled Form 23
  3. Dully filled questionnaire for intending applicants- Category B
  4. Dully filled residence status questionnaire for intending applicants
  5. Copy of the Work permit(s)
  6. Copy of the passport
  7. 2 passport size photos Click for specifications;
  8. Police Clearance Certificate (Original)
  9. Processing fees SEK 1,000 (NON-REFUNDABLE)
  10. Issuance fees SEK 10,000 (PAYABLE ONCE UPON APPROVAL)

 

Spouses

 

  1. Application letter
  2. Dully filled questionnaire for intending applicants- Category B
  3. Dully filed Residence status form
  4. Demonstrate marriage and family life
  5. Certified copy of the marriage certificate
  6. Copy of dependant pass/ work permit(s)
  7. 2 passport size photos Click for specifications;
  8. Police Clearance Certificate (Original)
  9. Processing Fees SEK 1,000 (NON-REFUNDABLE)
  10. Issuance Fees SEK 50,000 (PAYABLE ONCE UPON APPROVAL)

 

Children (18years and below)

 

  1. Application letter
  2. Dully filled Form 23
  3. Dully filled questionnaire for intending applicants- Category B
  4. Certified copy of the birth certificate
  5. Certified copies of the parents’ birth certificates/
  6. 2 passport size photos Click for specifications;
  7. Copy of dependant pass
  8. Processing Fees SEK 1,000.00 (NON-REFUNDABLE)
  9. Issuance Fees SEK 50,000.00 (PAYABLE ONCE UPON APPROVAL)