Kenya National Identity Cards (IDs)

Kenya National Identity Cards

  1. Each applicant has to appear in person at the National registration bureau, Kenya.with a dully filled REG.136D form
  2. The processing of ID’s will take approximately 4 to 6 weeks from the date of application.
  3. All applicants are required to bring (3) three pictures taken on a

white background

Following this dimensions 35mm x 45mm (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm)(1.38×1.77 inches). You may take a 2″ x 2″ passport size picture but make sure your face appears small (fits within the 1.38×1.77 inches) dimensions.Distance between you and the cameraman will help create this effect. sample below:

Please note that holders of first generation (large ID) are considered first time applicants and should fulfill all the requirements as indicated below under section I.

REQUIREMENTS

I. First time applicants and holders of 1st generation identity card

  • Duly filled form Reg.136A(availed at the Embassy)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate of the applicant
  • Copy of Identity Card of either parent of the applicant
  • The original 1st generation Identity card(Requirement for holders of 1st generation Identity card)

OR :

  • Copy of Certificate of Registration
  • Copy of Naturalization Certificate
  • The original 1st generation Identity card(Requirement for holders of 1st generation Identity card)

II. Replacement of lost/ DUPLICATE/ MUTILATED IDENTITY CARD

  • Copy of a police report or a notarized affidavit stating how you lost your Identity Card (for lost cases only)

AFFIDAVIT

  • Copy of Birth Certificate of the applicant
  • Copy of the applicant’s Identity Card (if available)
  • Original Identity Card ( for duplicate or mutilated applications)
  • III. Change of Particulars
  • Original Identity Card of applicant.
  • Proof of marriage i.e. Copy of marriage certificate
  • Copies of the couples IDs
  • Please note for married ladies who wish to change their names both husband and wife need to be present during the application process.

NOTE

Processing of national identity cards are done at the National registration bureau, Kenya.

REG. 136D

AFFIDAVIT (for lost cases only)

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