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PASSPORT APPLICATION

New Passport Application Form (Form 19)

Requirements:

• Application letter
• Current Original passport
• Two colour copies of second generation Kenyan ID
• Two colour copies of Kenyan Birth Certificate
• Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19).
• Two copies of Bio Data Page of Kenyan passport
• Three passport sized-photographs (size 2.5?X 2?)
• Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque of C$ 100.00 made payable to the “Consulate of the Republic of Kenya”.
• NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES, CASH, OR CREDIT CARD ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
• Two copies of applicant’s Immigration Status in Canada (Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc)
• Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required if necessary
• Pre-paid Self-Addressed Return Courier Envelope for Xpresspost or purolator
o Note: Other courier services are no longer acceptable
Kindly ensure that photos attached on Form 19 have the following:
• Be clear photos – they should not be blurred nor have a dark hue, all facial features should be clearly outlined
• Have a full face and both ears showing
• Be taken against a white background
• Be without shadows in the background
• No smiling or laughing
• Be taken without spectacles
• Size of the face should be 2.5 (two and a half) inches by 2 inches
• Weaves and hair should not cover the forehead or the rest of the face
• Decent photos – ladies should not be wearing strapless tops
• Attach at least 3 photos


Lost or Mutilated Passport Form

Requirements:

• Application letter comprehensively explaining when, where and the circumstances under which the passport got lost or mutilated
• Two copies of Police Report in case of a lost passport
• Two copies of Sworn Affidavit done by Commissioner for Oath declaring the passport lost or mutilated
• Two copies of fully and correctly completed prescribed application form (Form 19)
• Three passport- sized photographs (size 2.5?X 2?) with one photo signed at the back by your recommender ( Refer to note nos. 2& 3 in the application form)
• Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque of C$ 240 for a lost passport or C$ 200 for a mutilated passport made payable to the “Consulate of the Republic of Kenya”
• NOTE: PERSONAL CHEQUES, CASH, CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
• Two copies of your Immigration Status in Canada ( i.e Permanent Residence, Work Permit, Student Authorization etc)
• Additional documentary proof of Kenya citizenship may be required if necessary
• Pre-paid self addressed return courier envelope from Xpresspost or Purolator (it should have a tracking number)

NOTE:
• Other courier services are no longer acceptable.
• For walk-ins, we have an interac machine.

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VISA APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

o Valid Passport ( Not photocopy ) –– To Be Submitted Along With The Application Form. Passport will be mailed back once your Visa has been processed.

o Completed (Filled in) Application Form.

o Copy of flight Itinerary.

o 1 recent studio passport-sized photograph taken within the last 6 months.

o Visa Fee

VISA FEES:

C$52.00 For Single Entry (Tourist/ Visitor/ Business),
C$103.00 For Multiple Entry (Tourist/ Visitor/ Business),
C$21.00 For Single Transit
C$42.00 For Double Transit
C $11.00 For Referred Visa

All fees listed are in Canadian Funds only, unless otherwise stated.

Fees may be paid by debit card or by a NON-REFUNDABLE certified bank cheque or money order payable to the "Consulate of the Republic of Kenya". Personal cheques, cash or credit cards will not be accepted.

NOTE:

o No refunds will be made for applications mailed to this office with amounts over and above the indicated amount.

o Persons aged 16 years and below are to obtain a visitor’s pass at the port of entry and should not send their passports to The Consulate of the Republic of Kenya.

o A visa is required prior to entry into Kenya.

o Visa's are usually valid for three months from the issuance date.

o For those travelling with pets, please conditions outlined elsewhere on the website.

o Visa application forms without completed requirements will not be processed. Please ensure all the requirements are met.

IF PICKING UP INFORMATION BELOW IS NOT APPLICABLE:

o Visas are issued within 7 (seven) business days from the date of receipt of the application being sent by mail and courier services. (Unless being processed as part of the package from Menno Travels then one or two day turn around). Under certain circumstances, the process may take longer than this.

o Please provide a pre-paid self-addressed return courier envelope for Purolator or XPRESSPOST or an additional payment of $24.80 to cover the cost of courier.

o Please ensure that all your paperwork is well organized (ie photo stapled at the top right side of the application form, while your itinerary and application form are together).

Consulate of the Republic of Kenya
2864 Cottonwood Street, Abbotsford BC V4X 1K5
BC Direct Lines: 1.778.786.2562 or 1.778.786.2588
FAX: 1.604.857.1467
Ottawa Direct Line: 1.613.216.2250

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On completion of the required forms, please contact our office to book an appointment.