Government introduces new requirements for those seeking to apply for an Epassport

The New Epassport for Kenyans.
The New Epassport for Kenyans.

You will now be required to book an appointment when applying for an Electronic Passport (Epassport).

The Department of Immigration Services has introduced an appointment system for persons wishing to submit their ePassport applications in order to
take biometrics at passport processing stations.

You will henceforth be required to book an appointment in the ecitizen portal specifying the date, time and station of your convenience.

Those who have already made online application for epassport are advised to revisit ecitizen and book their appointments, (date, time and station).

Exemptions will only apply to:
o Sick persons who have urgent appointments to travel abroad for medical attention.
o Students on scholarships that require immediate travel abroad.
o Public servants on urgent official assignments abroad,
o Business executives on urgent official business visits abroad.

Note that for those who will be exempted from the booking schedule, evidence will be mandatory.


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