How to Apply for an Immigration Permit/Pass


How to Apply for an Immigration Permit/Pass

An immigration pass or permit is required by all persons, other than Kenya citizens wishing to enter Kenya.

Work/Residence Permits are issued to any Non-Kenyan wishing to engage in employment in Kenya whether in gainful employment or voluntary service. The Work/Residence Permits issued by the Department are classified from A to M 

General requirements;

  1. Duly filled and signed application Form 3.
  2. Covering letter from employer/self/organization depending on the class (as applicable)
  3. Copies of the National Passport.
  4. Two colored Passport size photographs.
Cost: Processing Fee Kshs.10,000
Non-refundable Fee is Ksh. 5,000 – Kshs200,000/= per year depending on the permit class
Timelines:   N/A

For more information call Huduma Contact Centre: +254 (020) 6900020 Or visit nearest Huduma Centre Or Contact: Department of Immigration Services

Nyayo House 9th floor, Kenyatta Avenue/Uhuru Highway
P.O Box 30191,00100 Nairobi.
Tel: +254-20-2222022, +254-20-2217544, +254-20-2218833