Change of Name

Application for Change/ Addition of Name on the Passport

1. Requirements for application for change of name by marriage certificate

  1. A duly filled and signed eCitizen passport application Form;
  2. Two (2) payment invoices of the prescribed passport fee downloaded from eCitizen;
  3. Original passport and a photocopy (Bio Data Page);
  4. Original Kenyan ID card and a photocopy of the applicant;
  5. Original birth certificate and 1 photocopy of the front and back;
  6. Three (3) passport size photos (https://kenyaembassystockholm.com/images/ID_Picture.png);
  7. A photocopy of the Kenyan recommender’s ID card (front and back). The recommender should not be related to the applicant and must sign the recommender’s section on the application form;
  8. In case of an applicant who is adopted, the original adoption certificate, clearance letter from the children’s department, and/or the Court ruling, or award is required (Translated to English);
  9. Original and copy of the marriage certificate (Translated to English); and
  10. Original Certificate of Registration if Kenyan by naturalisation and 1 photocopy of the front and back.

2. Requirements for application for change of name by Deed Poll Certificate

  1. A duly filled and signed eCitizen passport application Form;
  2. Two (2) payment invoices of the prescribed passport fee downloaded from eCitizen;
  3. Original passport and a photocopy (Bio Data Page);
  4. Original Kenyan ID card and a photocopy if applicant is 18 years and above;
  5. Original birth certificate and 1 photocopy of the front and back;
  6. Three (3) passport size photos (https://kenyaembassystockholm.com/images/ID_Picture.png);
  7. A photocopy of the Kenyan recommender’s ID card (front and back). The recommender should not be related to the applicant and must sign the recommender’s section on the application form;
  8. Copy of the deed poll and Kenya gazette notice; and
  9. Original Certificate of Registration if Kenyan by naturalisation and 1 photocopy of the front and back.
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