Voluntary Renunciation of Citizenship

Declaration of Voluntary Renunciation of Kenyan Citizenship proceeds from section 19 (1) of the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011 which provides that where a Kenyan citizen by birth voluntarily makes a declaration of renunciation of Kenyan citizenship, in the prescribed manner, the Cabinet Secretary shall cause the declaration to be registered.


What are the requirements: -

  1. A duly completed application form 6;
  2. Two (2) passport size photographs;
  3. Original and copies of Kenyan passport;
  4. Original and copy of Kenyan National Identity card;
  5. Copy of other country’s passport or proof of citizenship; and
  6. Verify that you have the required document/pre-requisites and you meet the relevant criteria before you apply
  7. Fee of SEK 2,000 to be paid to (Click here); and


  1. Incomplete applications will not be accepted;
  2. Registration fee is non-refundable; and
  3. Application must be presented to the Immigration officer in Nairobi