Documents required while going for Biometrics in Kenya


I want to go for Biometrics in Kenya in order to move to Europe.I hear that there are documents required before one is cleared. I don’t know anything about Biometrics. Please list some of the requirements:


Good morning.

Those who keep asking documents to carry while coming in for Biometrics. These are the requirements.

1.Original Birth Certificate and copy

2.Original ID and copy

3.The Old Passport and copy of Biodata Page ( for renewal purposes)

4.Paspport size pics


6.Application form

34 pages applicants, walk in and verify if your application is still active in the system. Again if you did an application, never went for Biometrics and you intend to have the passport now, you’ll have to top up to the current Passport rates for it to be printed. Reread this and understand.

Those lined up for pickups, kindly walk in and have your Passport. The lines aren’t that long and service delivery has been enhanced.

Submission and Biometrics capture

All applicants must appear in person in the various stations as per the appointments for submission and enrolment of bio-metrics. The application centers are as follows

  • Nairobi – Nyayo House Ground Floor
  • Mombasa – Uhuru na Kazi Mombasa P.o box 90284 Mombasa
  • Kisumu – New PC’s office Kisumu
  • Embu – Embu PC’s office
  • Nakuru- Regional Commissioner’s Blg Nakuru P.O box 17632
  • Kisii – County Commissioners Building
  • Eldoret – Public Works Building

Applicants in the Diaspora can have the passport application, process done at the following foreign missions:

  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Washington DC (United States of America)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • Paris (France).