How to apply for E-PASSPORT in Kenya

The application of old passports was quite tiresome and took ages to be processed. The good news is that we have an easier way of acquiring a passport just a click away. You can apply, renew and replace the E-passport from your devices at the comfort of your room as well as making payment of the services is also done online.


This process of acquiring a passport will take at least 10 business days upon submission of your form and documents physically at the immigration offices at Nyayo House, Mombasa or Kisumu.

NB; Make sure you provide all the details by filling correctly. Otherwise the process will take too long.

Keenly follow the steps below to apply for the e-passport;

  1. Visit the e-citizen website on
  2. Login or register

You will have to register if you don’t have an account with the immigration service department, if you have already created the account, login with your credentials.

  1. Use the link  and click on the passport application form.
  2. Follow the instructions keenly before proceeding to fill the application form.
  3. Choose the mode of payment and pay for the passport fees, the modes include Mpesa.
  4. Download and print the application form, three application receipts and invoices.
  5. Submit the application form physically to the Immigration offices. On submission, ensure you have the following documents;
  • Three receipts and an e-Citizen pre-filled passport application form.
  • Original National ID Card & copy.
  • Recommender’s ID card copy.
  • Original birth certificate and photocopy.
  • Three Current passport size photos.
  • Consent letter for minors.
  • Parents National ID cards and copy.
  • Old passport for replacement (Valid for those seeking to replace their old passports.)

Passport Fee and means of payment

Passport Type Fees (Kshs)
East African Passport 990
32 Pages Ordinary “A” Series 4,550
48 pages Ordinary “B” Series 6,050
64 Pages Ordinary “C” Series 7,550
Diplomatic passport (48 page) 7,550
Mutilated Passport 10,050
Lost Passport 12,050


The following are the payments options;

  • Credit and Debit Cards
  • Mobile money; M-PESA, AIRTEL MONEY
  • Online banking from the local banks

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