Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Stockholm

with accreditation to Denmark, Finland, Iceland & Norway

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. Declaration form duly completed and Notarized with official stamps.
  2. Three(3) current, clear and un-mounted passport size photographs not less than 6 months. Click for specifications;
  3. Original and copy of Kenyan National Identity card;
  4. Copy of other country’s passport or proof of citizenship;
  5. Verify that you have the required document/pre-requisites and you meet the relevant criteria before you apply;
  6. Copy of Birth Certificate;
  7. Fee of SEK 2,000 to be paid to (Click here); and
  8. A self-address envelope with sufficient stamps, international coupons or click here for information on postal charges.

• No earing or headgear(no hats).
•Hair should be away from the face
•No eyeglasses

Click for checklist to enable accurate submission of requirements


  1. Incomplete applications will not be accepted; and
  2. Registration fee is non-refundable.