- 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.
- 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:-
- Duly completed application form 3 attested to by a Commissioner of Oaths or Notarized with official stamps.
- 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
- Copy of Kenyan passport/ or National Identity Card;
- Copy of the other country’s National Passport;
- 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);
- 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;
- Copy of birth certificate;
- Verify that you have the required document/pre-requisites, and you meet the relevant criteria before you apply;
- A self-addressed envelope with sufficient stamps, international coupons or click here for information on postal charges.
- Incomplete applications will not be accepted.