Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Stockholm

with accreditation to Denmark, Finland, Iceland & Norway

Dual Citizenship

  1. 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.
  2. 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 offence 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.

The requirements include:-

  1. Duly completed application form 3 attested to by a Commissioner of Oaths or Notarized with official stamps.
  2. Three (3) current, clear and un-mounted passport size photographs not less than 6 months Click for specifications;
    • No earing or headgear(no hats).
    •Hair should be away from the face
    •No eyeglasses
  3. Copy of Kenyan passport/ or National Identity Card;
  4. Copy of Proof of applicant’s Kenyan citizenship ( For individuals who have regained Kenyan citizenship, please ensure to include a copy of the regaining citizenship letter with your application) ;
  5. Copy of the other country’s National Passport;
  6. Copy of certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship. (If not in English, it must be translated into English and certified by the Issuing Authority or Notarized with official stamps);
  7. For those whose names have changed, application must be accompanied by supporting documents e.g. copy of marriage certificate if through marriage, and Deed Poll & a Gazette Notice for others;
  8. Copy of birth certificate;
  9. Verify that you have the required document/pre-requisites, and you meet the relevant criteria before you apply;
  10. A self-addressed envelope with sufficient stamps, international coupons or click here for information on postal charges.


  1. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.