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Stages Of Passport Processing In Kenya [2023] - Konvigilante

Stages Of Passport Processing In Kenya [2023]

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Ever since the launch of the E-Citizen platform in 2014, Kenyans are now able to access government services at both national and county levels.

Among the services available through the E-Citizen include the application, renewal and replacement of passports.

Despite the straightforward online application process, most Kenyans are unaware of the back-office operations that ultimately influence the duration in which a passport is generated.

Below are some of the stages of passport processing in Kenya.

i) Draft Stage


This is the initial stage whereby the application process is not fully completed and submitted. Completion of this phase requires you to fill in the necessary basic info, make payment and book for an appointment.

ii) Loading Stage

LOADING PASSPORT STAGE1 1This is whereby all the submitted application data and uploads are received and registered into the system.

iii) Submissions Stage


This stage involves the biometrics capture process whereby your application form, invoice copies (both government & customer), copies of ID card & birth certificate as well as passport photo and fingerprints are registered into the system.

iv) Production Stage

PRODUCTION PASSPORT STAGE1This stage entails the verification of your data and upon approval, proceeds to the printing process.

v) Receiving Stage


At this stage, the passport has been printed and is ready for collection. Also, notification messages regarding collection may be sent out. It is at this stage that you can use the passport tracking number to book for collection.

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vi) Delivery Stage

DELIVERY PASSPORT STAGE1This stage signifies that the passport has been received by the applicant.

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