DUAL CITIZENSHIP

 

WEBSITE UPDATE MAY, 2012

KENYA CITIZENSHIP - ARTICLE 14(1), (2) AND (5) OF THE CONSTITUTION

The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act 2011 which implements Chapter 3 of the Constitution commenced on 30th August 2011 and effectively repealed the Kenya Citizenship Act Cap 170, The Immigration Act Cap. 172 and the Aliens Restriction Act Cap 173, Law of Kenya. .....More ) 

 

REGAINING KENYA CITIZENSHIP

A citizen by birth who acquired citizenship of another country, and renounced the Kenyan citizenship may apply to regain citizenship.

Requirements

1. Declaration form duly completed Form 5

2. (Two) 2 Copies of valid Kenyan passport or identity card previously held

3. (Two) 2 Certified copies of - valid Passport or Naturalization Certificate of the other country

4. (Two) 2 passport size pictures. (NB: Most current picture taken maximum within the last one month.)


 

DECLARATION OF DUAL CITIZENSHIP

A dual citizen is required to disclose her/his other citizenship within three months of becoming a dual citizen

Requirements

1. Declaration form duly completed Form 2

2. (Two) 2 Copies of valid Kenyan Passport

3. (Two) 2 Copies of valid Kenyan National I.D and / or Kenyan Birth Certificate

4. (Two) 2 Certified copies of - valid Passport and / or Naturalization Certificate of the other country

5. (Two) 2 passport size pictures. (NB: Most current picture taken maximum within the last one month.)

6.Applicant must be 18 years or above

 

FORMS (Click to download)

1. FORM 2

 

2. FORM 5