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Apply and pay for work permit processing fees
(last modified: 12/20/2017)

Expected results

Permit application print out 01 - Permit application print out
Payment receipt for work permit processing fee 01 - Payment receipt for work permit processing fee

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Curriculum vitae (copy)
For both the applicant and the Kenyan under study
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certified academic and professional certificates (copy)
For both the applicant and a Kenyan understudy. The foreigners certificates should be certified by their respective institutions, high commissions or embassies. They also need to be translated if they are not in English
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport photo (2 original )
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Showing the bio data and visa page
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company PIN (copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (copy)
For a local company
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (copy)
For a branch of a foreign company

Costs

Cost detail

Hypothesis

KES 10,000
For work permit processing fees

Time frame

The duration depends on the workload of the immigration officers and the country of origin of the applicant with some countries undergoing thorough scrutiny
Attention at counter: Min. 10mn - Max. 30mn

Legal justification

1. Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act,2011
Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act,2011
Sections 2, 36, 40, 54
2. Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations 2012
Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations 2012
Sections 20, 21, 1st, 7th, 9thschedule
3. Permits and Passes checklist
Permits and Passes checklist

Additional information

Documents in foreign languages should be translated into English by either the embassy, public notary and authorized or recognized institution.

Recourse: Department of immigration: Foreign nationals management section

Entity in charge

Department of immigration: Foreign nationals management section

Nyayo House ground floor, Kenyatta Avenue/Uhuru Highway P.O Box 30191. , Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 202 222 022/+254 202 217 544
Email: infomirp@kenya.go.ke
Website: http://www.immigration.go.ke

Unit in charge

Foreign nationals management office

Mon: 08:00-17:00
Tue: 08:00-17:00
Wed: 08:00-17:00
Thu: 08:00-17:00
Fri: 08:00-17:00

Person in charge

Director- Immigration services

Tel: +254 719 792 631, infomirp@kenya.go.ke
Email: overseesection@gmail.com, dis@immigration.go.ke
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