Chiefs to take personal responsibility for foreigners obtaining Kenyan IDs in their areas

Published: 29/Avr/2024
Source: The Star (Nairobi)

Chiefs will take personal responsibility for any Kenyan National ID Card issued to foreigners in their regions after the dissolution of vetting committees from Wednesday, May 1.

Immigration and Citizen Services Principal Secretary Julius Bitok and his Interior and National Administration counterpart Raymond Omollo said the new arrangement will ensure that only qualified applicants obtain ID cards.

It follows a Presidential directive to do away with the current multi-agency vetting teams that have been blamed for frustrations linked to corruption and inordinate delays in issuing ID cards to communities living along national borders.

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Themes: Cartes d’identité et passeports
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2024