How to acquire citizenship in. Kenya

How to apply for citizenship in Kenya.

You may apply for citizenship in Kenya as follows.. .

  • Citizenship by Birth.
  • Citizenship through residency.
  • Citizenship by marriage.
  • Citizenship by birth in Kenya

    If on the date of a person’s birth, whether or not they are born in Kenya, if either the mother or father of the person is a citizen of Kenya, such a child qualifies to be a Citizen of Kenya.

    • Executed application form.
    • Copy of valid marriage certificate.
    • Copy of PIN registration certificate of Kenyan Spouse or both where applicable.
    • A joint sworn affidavit
    • Passport photos of the applicant.
    • Copy of Spouses Birth Certificate.
    • Copy of spouses Kenyan passport / ID.
    • Copy of applicants Country citizenship certificate.
    • Copy of good conduct certificate of applicant.
    • Copy of passport of the applicant.
    • Copy of the dependent pass/permit, where applicable. (applicants)


    The application Citizenship is a strict process and qualified applicants are screened and processed by the immigration department. We at Biz Brokers Kenya ensure your application meets the sets standards and is likely to be approved and successful.

    How to get citizenship in Kenya by Residence.


    If you have been a legal resident in Kenya for 7 years or longer, you qualify as a Kenyan Citizen by residence as outlined in Section 13 of the Kenya Citizenship & Immigration Act 2011, which reads:
    “13. (1) A person who has attained the age of majority and capacity who has been lawfully resident in Kenya for a continuous period of at least seven years may on application be registered as a citizen”.

    Procedure to apply for citizenship by Residence in Kenya.

    1. Fill in the questionnaire form on Intending Citizenship and Form No. 9- Application for Citizenship

    2. Attach the following documents:

  • birth certificate of applicant.
  • Copy of foreign passport of applicant[Country of issue / number]
  • current & previous immigration permit(s)
  • marriage certificate
  • copy of PIN Certificate.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • 2 Passport Size Photographs
  • 3. Application is submitted for assessment and clearance.

    How to get citizenship in Kenya by marriage.


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    Immigration experts Kenya