Immigration Dependant Pass,Kenya.

What is dependent pass in Kenya?

A Dependant Pass in Kenya is an immigration permit issued to the dependents of a permit holder in Kenya. A dependent pass may be issued to the following persons.

  1. Dependants of Kenyan Citizens.
  2. Dependants of Permit holders.
  3. Dependants of Permanent residents.

Who is eligible for dependent pass Permit?

  • A minor child of the applicant.
  • A spouse of the applicant.
  • A parent of close relative of the applicant.
  • An expemted person.
  • The applicant being a Kenyan citizen, Permit holder or a Permanent resident of Kenya.

How long is a Dependant pass valid for in Kenya?

A Dependant Pass is generally valid for duration of the permit holder. Where the applicant is a Dependant of a Kenyan citizen or a Permanent resident, the duration shall be determined by the immigration authorities.

Requirements for a Dependant Pass in Kenya

  • Application Form 28.
  • Detailed Cover Letter from the applicant.
  • Passport photos of the applicant.
  • Copies of passport of the Dependant and the applicant.
  • Evidence of the relationship between the applicant and the Dependant. Eg. certified copies of marriage certificate, birth certificate, and death certificate.
  • Proof of sufficient and assured income to sustain the applicant and the Dependant.
  • Copy of a valid permit for those applicants holding a immigration permit.

Immigration Dependant Pass in Kenya.

The application for a Dependant pass with all the requirements is addressed to the Director of Immigration Services Kenya.

Once the application has been processed and is successful an Approval certificate shall be issued with the terms of payment for the Permit.

Can dependent pass holder be a shareholder in a company?

Yes, given that there is no restriction on a foreigner being a shareholder in a company, generally a dependent pass may be a shareholder in a Kenyan company. However, the Dependent may not work or carry on the Business of the company. This is specifically restricted upon issuance of the pass.

How much does a Dependant pass cost in Kenya?

  • Application is free.
  • Dependent pass certificate KES 5,000
  • Processing and consultation fee on request.

Dependent Pass Kenya check list

  • Cover letter of applicant.
  • Proof of relationaship.
  • Contact information of applicant and dependant
  • Proof of finacial capability.
  • Residential address.
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