- Category: A(Ex-Citizens of Kenya)
Applicants who were Kenya citizens at birth
- Category: B(Lawful Residents of Kenya
Applicants who have held work permits for at least 7 years
- Category: C (Children of Kenya Citizens)
Children of Kenya Citizens born outside the country and have acquired foreign citizenship of their country of residence/domicile.
- Category: D (Spouses of Kenya Citizens)
Applicants who are spouses of Kenya citizens married for at least three years