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Submit permit application
(last modified: 12/20/2017)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

15 mn  -  40 mn
20 days  -  30 days

Contact details

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

Permit and passes application counter - Number 9

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

Immigration officer

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Permit application print out (original)
Dully filled and signed
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Permit cover letter (original)
It should be under the letter head of the company and addressed to the Director Immigration Services detailing the activities of the company
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bank statement (copy)
Of the applicant issued by a local bank. The amount to be invested by the investor should be at least 100 000 US dollars or the equivalent in any other currency
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
License to prospect for minerals (copy)
From the ministry of mining
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport photo (2 original )
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
Showing the bio data and Visa page
7. 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
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company PIN (copy)

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.
Waiting time in queue: Min. 10mn - Max. 30mn
Attention at counter: Min. 5mn - Max. 10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min. 20 days - Max. 30 days

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.

Who certified this information ?

Evans CHERUIYOT, Immigration work permit officer, 11/12/2015

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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