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How do I apply for dual citizenship in Kenya?

How do I apply for dual citizenship in Kenya?

What are the requirements

  1. A printed online application form 3 (Print the form after completing your application)
  2. 2 passport size photographs.
  3. Copy of birth certificate.
  4. Copy of Kenyan passport.
  5. Copy of Kenyan identity card.
  6. Copy of the other country’s passport.
  7. Copy of the other country’s Citizenship certificate.

Can I have dual citizenship in Kenya?

Dual Citizenship. According to the Constitution of Kenya and the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act of 2011, the Dual Citizenship is permissible in Kenya. An application to declare dual citizenship can be submitted concurrently with a passport application.

What forms do I need for dual citizenship?

Proof of Citizenship for Dual Citizens

  • A certificate of naturalization.
  • Certificate of citizenship.
  • Previous US passport.
  • Consular report of birth abroad or Certification of Birth.

Does Kenya allow 3 citizenships?

Kenya does NOT allow its citizens to hold Dual Nationality – that is, the right to become a citizen of a foreign country and to hold two (or more) passports. Equally, those who acquire another citizenship will not automatically lose their Kenya Citizenship on such acquisition.

Which countries have dual citizenship with Kenya?

Dual Citizenship – Embassy of the Republic of Kenya, Stockholm with accreditation to Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland & Norway.

Do you need to declare dual citizenship?

U.S. law does not mention dual nationality or require a person to choose one nationality or another. A U.S. citizen may naturalize in a foreign state without any risk to his or her U.S. citizenship. Dual nationals owe allegiance to both the United States and the foreign country.

Do you need two passports for dual citizenship?

People having dual citizenship often have a passport for each country. Dual citizenship or nationality means that a person is a citizen of two countries at the same time. The U.S. allows (but does not encourage) dual citizenship.

Can you lose Kenyan citizenship?

How one may lose Kenyan citizenship. The person acquired the citizenship by fraud, false representation or covering up of information. A person has, during any war in which Kenya was engaged, unlawfully traded or communicated with an enemy or knowingly assisted an enemy in that war.

What are the requirements for dual citizenship in Kenya?

Declaration of Dual Citizenship. For Kenyans above 18 years of age who are also nationals of other foreign countries; A dual citizen is required to disclose her/his other citizenship within three months of becoming a dual citizen. Requirements: Declaration form duly completed Form 2; 2 (two) copies of valid Kenyan Passport.

What do I need to renunciation my Kenyan citizenship?

The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act provides for Voluntary Renunciation of Kenya Citizenship for any Kenyan who wishes to do so. All original documents identifying you as a Kenyan Citizen i.e. Kenya National ID Card, Kenya Passport, Certificate of Registration/Naturalization and Voters Card.

How old do you have to be to become a Kenyan citizen?

Kenyan citizens who hold dual citizenship and have renounced or lost their Kenyan citizenship at the age of twenty-three (23) (in accordance with the repealed constitution), are automatically considered a Kenyan citizen by birth and may apply for citizenship in the prescribed manner;

Where do I send proof of Kenyan citizenship?

Upon declaration, one is issued with an acknowledgement letter which they should retain for record purposes. Two copies of proof of previous Kenyan citizenship (copies of passport, Birth certificate and Kenyan ID) and send them to the following address:- Kenya High Commission, 415 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON.