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Issuance of IDs

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS OF KENYA PASSPORT AND KENYA ID CARD
Applicants holding citizenship of another country, please refer to the dual citizenship page at https://immigration.go.ke/consular-services/dual-citizenship before applying for a new/replacement passport. If the other citizenship was acquired before August 2010 please DO NOT apply for a Kenya ID or passport until you regain your Kenyan citizenship.

KENYA NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD REGISTRATION

  1. Each applicant has to appear in person with a dully filled 136D form.
  2. Applications for National ID’s will only be accepted on appointment at immigration@kenyaconsulatela.go.ke
  3. The processing of ID’s will take approximately 8 weeks from the date of application.
  4. Applicants are required to bring three (3) passport photographs taken on a white background; following this dimensions 35mm x 45mm (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm).

  1. Holders of first generation (large ID) are considered first time applicants and should fulfill all the requirements as indicated below under.

REQUIREMENTS

6. First time applicants and holders of 1st generation identity car

  • Duly filled form Reg.136A
  • Three (3) passport photographs taken on a white background
  • Original and Copy of Birth Certificate of the applicant
  • Original and Copy of Valid Kenyan passport of the applicant
  • Copy of Kenyan Identity Card of either parent of the applicant
  • The Original 1st generation Identity card (Requirement for holders of 1st generation Identity card)
  • A money Order/Cashier’s Check of US$50 (Payable to the Kenya Consulate, Los Angeles)
  • A prepaid, self-addressed FedEx, UPS, United States Postal Service (USPS) Express overnight or Priority mail with delivery confirmation return envelope must be submitted will all applications

7. OR:

    • Duly filled form Reg.136A
    • Three (3) passport photographs taken on a white background
    • Original and copy of Kenyan Certificate of Registration
    • Copy of Naturalization Certificate
    • Original and copy of Kenyan passport of the applicant
    • A money Order/Cashier’s Check of US$50 (Payable to the Kenya Consulate, Los Angeles)
    • A prepaid, self-addressed FedEx, UPS, United States Postal Service (USPS) Express overnight or Priority mail with delivery confirmation return envelope must be submitted will all applications.

 

  1. Replacement of lost/ Duplicate/ Mutilated Identity Card
    • Duly filled form Reg.136A
    • Two (2) passport photographs taken on a white background
    • Copy of a police report or a notarized affidavit stating how you lost your Identity Card (for lost cases only)
    • Original and Copy of Birth Certificate of the applicant
    • Copy of the applicant’s Identity Card (if available)
    • Original and copy of the applicant’s Kenyan passport
    • Original Identity Card (for duplicate or mutilated applications)
    • A money Order/Cashier’s Check of US$50 (Payable to the Kenya Consulate, Los Angeles)
    • A prepaid, self-addressed FedEx, UPS, United States Postal Service (USPS) Express overnight or Priority mail with delivery confirmation return envelope must be submitted will all applications.

 

  1. Change of Particulars
    • Duly filled form Reg.136A
    • Two (2) passport photographs taken on a white background
    • Original Identity Card of applicant.
    • Proof of marriage i.e. Original and copy of marriage certificate.
    • Original and copies of the couples’ IDs
    • Original and copy of the applicant’s Kenyan passport
    • Please note for married ladies who wish to change their name to reflect the married name, the husband must be present during the application process.
    • A money Order/Cashier’s Check of US$50 (Payable to the Kenya Consulate, Los Angeles)
    • A prepaid, self-addressed FedEx, UPS, United States Postal Service (USPS) Express overnight or Priority mail with delivery confirmation return envelope must be submitted will all applications.

 

FORMS

 ID Application Form Reg. 136 D

Affidavit(for lost cases only)