Kenya – What replacing ID cards, passports will cost you in new fees hike

Published: 11/Nov/2023
Source: The Standard (Kenya)

It will now cost you a whopping Sh2,000 to replace your National Identification Card (ID) should you lose it.

Equally, you will part with Sh1,000 to register for a new ID card, the Ministry of Interior has announced in the newly revised fees for identification and immigration documents.

In a gazette notice dated November 7, 2023, Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki stated: “It is notified that pursuant to Regulation 60 of the Public Finance Management (National Government) Regulations, 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Economic Planning has granted the Interior and National Administration Cabinet Secretary the authority for the State Department for Immigration and Citizen Services to revise charges and levies on its services.”

Notably, Kenyan citizens were previously charged Sh100 only to apply for a duplicate ID, and no charges for registration of a new ID.

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Themes: Birth Registration, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2023